DescriptionA French Four-Piece Silver, Painted & Inlaid Wood Etui with Balloon Motif, early 19th century
Marks: (boar's head); (eagle's head); (various)
4-7/8 inches high x 2-1/2 inches wide (12.4 x 6.4 cm) (case)
Bonhams, Fine Ballooning Art: The Property of a Gentleman, 16 December 1991, Lot. 37;
Acquired from the above.
Single missing component to interior, some darkening to lacquer, denting to thimble, scissors with losses and repair to handle, with wear commensurate with age and use.
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