Late 19th Century French Gold & Enamel Vesta Case ""Sappho""

Unmarked c1900
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A late 19th century French gold and enamel Vesta Case of rectangular form with sloping sprung hinged lid, enameled on all surfaces apart from the base with images of glamorous ladies.

Unmarked c1900.

The image on the reverse is taken from the Oil Painting (1894) by Italian Artist Ignace Spiridon depicting the main character Fanny LeGrand in Afonce Daudet's novel""Sappho""

£1,550.00

Condition
Some surface scratching and minor restoration to the enamel.
Dimensions
H
50 mm (1.97 inches)
W
36 mm (1.42 inches)
D
10 mm (0.39 inches)
Weight
24.50 Grams (0.79 troy ounces)
Country
France
Stock Code
VGD4
Medium
Gold & Enamel
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