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    Sale 5908

    Christie's Interiors

    14 July 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 244

    A COLLECTION OF THREE OVAL SNUFF BOXES WITH PIQUÉ AND PAINT DECORATION

    EARLY 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A COLLECTION OF THREE OVAL SNUFF BOXES WITH PIQUÉ AND PAINT DECORATION
    EARLY 18TH CENTURY
    One in ivory with piqué decorated cover and silver sides, another tortoiseshell with ivory piqué cover and a third tortoiseshell and gilt metal, all with paintings of women under the lids
    largest 3¾ in. (9.5 cm.) wide (3)


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