A mid-19th century cased French parcel-gilt lady's smoking compendium by Bruneau, Paris circa 1840
Lot 21
A mid-19th century cased French parcel-gilt lady's smoking compendium by Bruneau, Paris circa 1840
Sold for £475 (US$ 798) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A mid-19th century cased French parcel-gilt lady's smoking compendium
by Bruneau, Paris circa 1840
Comprising: cigarette case; rectangular form with curved corners, the centre inset with an oval painted panel of a harbour scene, the body engraved with foliate c-scrolls on a linear ground, pink silk interior; the vesta case, engraved in similar manner with foliate scrolls, with steel rasp and stand; the taper, with silver mounts and woven cord and tassel; the holding tongs; with snakeskin loop handle, lion paw grips, the clasp modelled as a climbing man and a engraved cheroot holder, all in a fitted boulle work case, length of cigarette case 14cm.
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