Two French bonbonnière each inset with miniature paintings the first painted by Elie Dignat (French, fl. 1808 - 1824)<BR />fourth quarter 18th/first quarter 19th century
Lot 4770
Two French bonbonnière each inset with miniature paintings first painted by Elie Dignat (French, fl. 1808 - 1824)
fourth quarter 18th/first quarter 19th century
Sold for US$ 600 inc. premium
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Property from the Estate of Charles and Eleanor de Limur, San Francisco. Items from the collection the de Limur's started two generations ago. Most were acquired during the de Limur's long tenure living in Paris at the Palais Royale in the 1960's.
Two French bonbonnière each inset with miniature paintings
first painted by Elie Dignat (French, fl. 1808 - 1824)
fourth quarter 18th/first quarter 19th century
The first ivory and tortoiseshell with miniature depicting the sorrowing family of Louis XVI before his execution, signed Dignat à tolouse 1820; the second lacquer, gold piqué and tortoiseshell with miniature of lady with powdered hair gathered in blue bandeau.
greatest diameter 3 1/8in
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