Louis Joseph

Le Dauphin

Sweet gold fichu brooch, early 19th century, containing a watercolour miniature of the Dauphin, Louis Joseph, eldest son of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette. The little boy died of tuberculosis at the age of seven. He is depicted wearing a royal French blue jacket with lace collar. The brooch measures 1.5 inches by one inch and is immaculate.

£950