Gilded mother of pearl and enamel scent and patch box C1720

Gilded mother of pearl and enamel scent and patch box C1720

Code: B0334

Dimensions:

W: 4cm (1.6")H: 8.5cm (3.3")D: 1.5cm (0.6")

RESERVED

Extremely rare combined scent with patch box.  The ormolu body is inset with engraved mother of pearl panels beneath which are 2 hand-painted enamel plaques of ladies. The base and sides are engraved with faces and flowers and the central reservation hinges open to reveal a compartment to store patches.  Mother of pearl stopper with ormolu edges and finial.  Regence, France C1720.