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A Louis XV1 18th Century Red Morocco Leather Portefeuille.

Ref: 9768

£1,800.00

DESPILLY M d. Des Papiers,
Au Coin DE LA RUE Ne. Des MATHURINS
RUE DE MONT BLANC.

A fine Louis XVI Red Morocco Leather Portefeuille* with exquisite gold tooling on the borders and edges, opening in concertina fashion with an inner flap. The silver gilt escutcheon is engraved having four locking apertures. The lock has a 'cloverleaf' drill pin, designed to make it difficult to pick. It retains its original key (see picture).

Weight  0.8 kg
Size  36 x 24 x 2.5 cm

*It is thought that the original owner was  Baron Claude François de Méneval ( - Paris ✝ - Paris),  private secretary of Napoleon I and his closest collaborator from 1802 to 1813 .

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