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    Sale 2039

    Important Silver and Objects of Vertu

    23 October 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 18

    A CONTINENTAL GOLD AND MOTHER-OF-PEARL SNUFF BOX

    PROBABLY GERMAN (BERLIN OR HANAU), CIRCA 1750

    Price Realised  

    A CONTINENTAL GOLD AND MOTHER-OF-PEARL SNUFF BOX
    PROBABLY GERMAN (BERLIN OR HANAU), CIRCA 1750
    Rectangular, the base, sides, and cover with mother-of-pearl panels applied with chased gold courtly figures amidst landscapes with rococo architectural capriccios, all within gold borders, marked inside cover and base with pseudohallmarks
    3 1/8 in. (80 mm.) long


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