RECENT ACQUISITIONS - 15th February, 2019

ANTIQUE 19thC FRENCH 18k GOLD & HAND PAINTED ENAMEL BONBONNIERE BOX c.1800

19th Century French 18k gold bonbonniere box, the lid with an oval enamel panel painted on blue bround dipicting a young courting couple, with a man presenting a letter to a lady, within a pearl frame, surrounded by translucent blue enamel over sunray engine-turning, framed by a light blue and dusty pink paillon border, the sides and base similarly decorated, maker's mark crowned R incuse, the rim further struck '38' and 'M3'.

Reference Number: A5601