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    Sale 7453

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    27 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 61

    A CONTINENTAL ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX SET WITH AN ENAMEL PLAQUE

    SWISS OR GERMAN, CIRCA 1810/15

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A CONTINENTAL ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX SET WITH AN ENAMEL PLAQUE
    SWISS OR GERMAN, CIRCA 1810/15
    rectangular box, the cover inset with an enamel plaque depicting a couple and two dogs in a river landscape with a house and temple, within lavender-blue opaque enamel band and white champlevé enamel foliate surround, the sides and base similarly decorated with blue and black stripes within white border
    3½ in. (90 mm.) wide


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    Provenance

    Christie's, London, 12 July 1995, lot 32.