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Lot 1091 - A200 Decorative Arts - Thursday, 31. March 2022, 10.00 AM

GOLD NECESSAIRE

Probably England, 2nd half 18th century. Unmarked.
On four rocaille feet. The walls decorated with gallant scenes and scrolls. The cover featuring a pine cone finial. The bottom edge of the cover bears an enameled inscription: "l'espoir de ta fidilité fait ma seule felicité". Pusher probably of a cut amethyst. The necessaire contains various utensils for body-care, inter alia, two scent flasks, a pair of scissors, a jack-knife, a knife blade, an ear scoop, a pencil, and a mounted mirror with enamel decoration. Three utensils are missing.
H 10 cm. Gold 585 and 750 (instruments).

Provenance:
Swiss private collection.


CHF 5 000 / 8 000 | (€ 4 670 / 7 480)

Sold for CHF 6 250 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.