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    Sale 5910

    Christie's Interiors

    28 July 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 189

    A COLLECTION OF FOUR GILT METAL AND MOTHER-OF-PEARL SNUFF BOXES

    Price Realised  

    A COLLECTION OF FOUR GILT METAL AND MOTHER-OF-PEARL SNUFF BOXES
    Comprising a gilt copper box with chased decoration, the interior with a hinged flap and a spoon, circa 1770, an oval gilt metal box with engraved top centered by a red stone, the base with a carved shell in deep relief, circa 1740, a gilt-copper and engraved mother-of-pearl box, circa 1770, and another later with arched top and two compartments, a mirror under the cover of the top one
    widest 3 in. (7.6 cm.) wide (4)


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