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    Sale 2259

    Important Objects of Vertu, English, Continental and American Silver

    22 May 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 14

    A CONTINENTAL GOLD AND ENAMEL SNUFFBOX

    PROBABLY GENEVA, CIRCA 1790

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A CONTINENTAL GOLD AND ENAMEL SNUFFBOX
    PROBABLY GENEVA, CIRCA 1790
    Oval, the base, sides and cover with engine-turned panels within borders of pale blue enamel, the cover set with a chased gold classical profile bust against a ground of pale blue enamel, marked inside base and cover and on bezel with pseudohallmarks
    3¼ in. (82 mm.) long


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF NEIL AND SHARON PHILLIPS