Enamel and gold needle holder


Country:  Switzerland
Period:    1750 - 1900

Swiss enamel, 14K gold octagonal case / wax seal, with inscriptioned “Toujours D’accord” and figural enameled plaques with musical instruments. Louis XVI. late 18th century

This stunning 18th-century Swiss étui is encased in intricate goldwork and enameling. The figural enamel plaques are beautifully complemented by natural half pearls and decorative borders. Small, easily concealed étuis such as this would have been used to pass correspondence. The work of a skilled artisan, such early examples of this superior quality are true treasures
Measures: 11.4 high  
Weight: 32.3 grams 

Mint condition. Very beautiful and high quality object.

Price:      €3.000,-
Ref number:  6344
Status:  For sale


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