Inv. #21540
Gold Seal and Sealing Wax Holder c1780-90s Provence France

Circa 1780-90, 18k - 21k, Provence, France. This spectacular high-karat gold remnant of French royalty is technically an etui. Specifically designed to hold a stick of sealing wax, it was fashioned with a seal on the end. It is decorated with a hand-engraved and raised floral pattern superimposed on rays of the sun. The perfect curious objet for a hall table or coffee table. Excellent condition.

Remarks from Lawrence Jeffrey: “Acquiring gold boxes has long been a royal passion.”
Condition: Excellent condition.
Weight: 46.2 gr
Stones: None
Hallmarks: Provence mark
Measurements: 4 1/2 inches long

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