A French 18th Century Gold Box

A French 18th Century Gold Box

Gold & painted grisailles
Paris, circa 1785

Diameter: 6 cm, 2.3 in

The box with ovolo décor to the gold mounts. The painted grisailles of Ancient Rome and gardens. With scenes of doves for love, a dog and altar for fidelity. Two hearts on an altar for love and memory.

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