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    Sale 7453

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    27 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 43

    A CONTINENTAL GOLD-MOUNTED ROCK-CRYSTAL SNUFF-BOX

    LATE 19TH CENTURY, STRUCK WITH A PARISIAN POST-1838 RESTRICTED WARRANTY MARK FOR GOLD

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    A CONTINENTAL GOLD-MOUNTED ROCK-CRYSTAL SNUFF-BOX
    LATE 19TH CENTURY, STRUCK WITH A PARISIAN POST-1838 RESTRICTED WARRANTY MARK FOR GOLD
    in the form of an upright sea-shell, the rock-crystal cover and base mounted à jour with parcel-enamelled translucent green foliage and white opalescent simulated pearls
    2 1/8 in. (54 mm.) wide


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