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    Sale 7731

    Centuries of Style: Silver, European Ceramics, Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    2 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 74

    A CONTINENTAL GOLD-MOUNTED TORTOISESHELL SNUFF-BOX

    PROBABLY GERMAN, CIRCA 1840

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A CONTINENTAL GOLD-MOUNTED TORTOISESHELL SNUFF-BOX
    PROBABLY GERMAN, CIRCA 1840
    Small rectangular box, the cover inlaid with flower-spray and butterflies in four colours of gold, the centre of the base inlaid with rose and green gold flowers, the gold mounts and flange with scalloped edge, scroll thumbpiece
    2½ in. (64 mm.) wide


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