A LOUIS XV GOLD-MOUNTED HARDSTONE SNUFF-BOX
Paris 1773-1774 by Antoine Philippe Garbe, with charge and decharge marks of Julien Alaterre 1768-1774 and the contra marks of Jéan Baptiste Fouache 1774-1780 and Henry Clavel 1780-1782
Oval gold-lined box, the cover, sides and base set with panels of lapis lazuli mounted en cage between chased foliated and fluted gold borders with column pilasters, the cover set with an oval grisaille enamel miniature of Louis XVI (1754-1793) in a conforming gold frame.
6,7 x 5 cm.
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