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    Sale 12041

    Noble & Private Collections Part II

    27 April 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 351

    A NORTH ITALIAN GILT-METAL-MOUNTED TORTOISESHELL 'INTAGLIO' SNUFF BOX

    EARLY 19TH CENTURY, IN THE MANNER OF MARIA GIUSEPPE BONZANIGO, TURIN

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A NORTH ITALIAN GILT-METAL-MOUNTED TORTOISESHELL 'INTAGLIO' SNUFF BOX
    EARLY 19TH CENTURY, IN THE MANNER OF MARIA GIUSEPPE BONZANIGO, TURIN
    The lid depicting a floral and foliate athenienne with rams heads flanked by trophies on a draped base with in a tooled border and aventurine decorated box
    3 in. (8 cm.) diameter


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    Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM VILLA D'AGLIÈ, TURIN
    (LOTS 1-51, 62, 299-300 & 318-394)