• Twenty rooms: The private coll auction at Christies

    Sale 2857

    Twenty rooms: The private collection of the late Mrs Elias-Vaes

    27 - 29 April 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 567

    AN AUSTRIAN-HUNGARIAN GILT SEAL-BOX OF HOLY ROMAN EMPEROR JOSEPH II WITH PATENT OF NOBILITY

    APPARENTLY UNMARKED, PROBABLY DRESDEN, CIRCA 1781

    Price Realised  

    AN AUSTRIAN-HUNGARIAN GILT SEAL-BOX OF HOLY ROMAN EMPEROR JOSEPH II WITH PATENT OF NOBILITY
    APPARENTLY UNMARKED, PROBABLY DRESDEN, CIRCA 1781
    THE CIRCULAR SEAL-BOX WITH MOULDED AND REEDED BORDERS, THE LOW DOMED COVER ENGRAVED WITH THE ROYAL ARMS REVEALING A WAX ROYAL SEAL, FRAGMENTARY, ATTACHED BY CORD TO THE VELVET COVER WITH PARCHEMENT PAGES WITH THE PATENT OF NOBILITY AND THE COAT OF ARMS OF THE BETONCOURT FAMILY
    THE BOX 15 CM. DIAM.


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