- Königliche Geschenkdose von König Ludwig I. von Bayern

auction 389, Lot 369

FINE ART & ANTIQUES AND JEWELLERY AUCTION

 

on 23 September 2020

 

Königliche Geschenkdose von König Ludwig I. von Bayern

estimate:
€ 10.000 to € 12.000

Differenzbesteuerung    

result:
€ 38.100 (incl. 27 % buyer's commission)

description:
A royal gift box from King Ludwig I of Bavaria
Probably Paris, circa 1840

Gold between 750/- and 585/-, as well as silver, tested. Hallmarks. Approx. 60 diamond roses of different sizes. Blue translucent enamel on a guilloche background. Very good condition. The enamel shows a fine, small crack to the left of the L.
9.8 x 7.4 x 4 cm. Ca. 152.8 g.

We thank Dr. Uwe Schatz, Museum Advisor at Nymphenburg Palace for the deciphering of the initial as a signet for King Ludwig I of Bavaria.