A French Louis XV Vari-Coloured Gold Box

A French Louis XV Vari-Coloured Gold Box

Gold
Louis XV
Paris, 1762

Height: 3.8 cm, 1.5 in.
Length: 9.6 cm, 3.7 in.
 

Of deep elliptical form, the cover, sides and base with applied vari-colored gold garlands against a strié ground, within dentillated borders, marked inside cover, base and sides, with the charge of Eloy Brichard and the bezel with the discharge of Jean-Jacques Prévost; maker's mark indistinct; bezel also stamped 827 incuse.

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