31. Gold powder box. Violettes Paris around 1860

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Gold powder box. Violettes Paris around 1860

Round gold enamel powder box Violettes Paris circa 1860 On a noble, dark brown background in a gold net and antique grotesques, the lid depicts a preening nymph with a cupid adorning her hair. The base vignette depicts a flirtatious scene, apparently with the same cherub, dove, and a basket of flowers, again in pursuit of the hostess who has escaped. Marked: Violettes Paris. On the inside of the rim there is a memorial date April 18, 1880. Parisian gold hallmarks from 1838, corresponding to the 750 standard, are at the bottom of the powder box. There is an original mirror inside the lid. Height: 3cm. length-5cm. Weight: 73.94g

Condition: Good
Style: Napoleon III
Country: France
Period: 19th century
Warranty: Seller Warranty
Material: Gold, Enamel
Product sizes: Height - 3cm
width - 5cm
Location: Gallery "Antiqon", Brivibas street 52, Riga, Latvia
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