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    Sale 2803

    Amsterdam Jewels & Watches

    4 November 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 6

    AN ANTIQUE SNUFF BOX WITH MINIATURE PAINTING

    Price Realised  

    AN ANTIQUE SNUFF BOX WITH MINIATURE PAINTING
    Of rectangular form, tortoiseshell with gold interior, the cover with a painted miniature depicting three dogs fighting over a duck, covered with a glass panel, blue enamelled rim, French, late 18th Century


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