A Louis XV gold and enamelled box, by Jean Etienne Blerzy, Paris 1776. Estimate £12,000 – 18,000 (€15,000 – 23,000). Photo Bonhams.
Rectangular with rounded ends, the cover and base each with a central Royal Blue guilloché panel within a white band and a translucent red and green enamelled laurel and berry border, the sides with a similar fruiting garland above Royal Blue guilloché panels separated by leaf and berry hung pilasters, length 9.2cm, weight all-in 106.5gms.
Bonhams. FINE SILVER AND GOLD BOXES, 12 Nov 2014 11:00 GMT – LONDON, NEW BOND STREET