Lot n° 124
12000 - 15000
Rare royal engraved ivory* bilboquet, Louis... - Lot 124 - Daguerre
Rare royal engraved ivory* bilboquet, Louis XIV period
The ball decorated with a frieze of flowers in foliage, rosettes and fleur-de-lis. The handle turned with rings, curved support, decorated with foliage.
H. 15,5 cm
Provenance: Delbée Jansen sale, Christie's Monaco part of n°344A, 10-11 December 1999.
*ivory: elephantidae spp.
See Daguerre sale, October 6, 2020.
These objects are rare examples of the games that the members of the royal family were fond of. The art of turning ivory was a tradition taught to children in France.
The Menus Plaisirs dealt, among other things, with objects that served the sovereign personally.
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