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