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    Sale 1896

    Important Silver And Objects Of Vertu

    26 October 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 28

    A CONTINENTAL GOLD, ENAMEL AND GEM-SET SNUFF BOX

    PROBABLY SWISS, RETAILED IN PARIS, 1848-1852

    Price Realised  

    A CONTINENTAL GOLD, ENAMEL AND GEM-SET SNUFF BOX
    PROBABLY SWISS, RETAILED IN PARIS, 1848-1852
    Rectangular, the blue guilloché enamel cover applied with diamond-set initial and crown of Napoleon III between four pastes, the sides and base with champlevé enamel strapwork and arabesques with engraved detail, cover bezel with engraved signature G. Lemonnier, Joaillier de Mon[seigner] le Prince Président
    3 3/8 in. (8.6 cm.) long


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    Provenance

    Sotheby's, Geneva, 26 November 1982, lot 149