• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5693

    Christie's Interiors

    30 March 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 386

    A CONTINENTAL SILVER-GILT SNUFF BOX IN THE FRENCH STYLE

    MAKER'S MARK ONLY OF MANN:H, PROBABLY GERMAN OR SWISS, CIRCA 1775

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A CONTINENTAL SILVER-GILT SNUFF BOX IN THE FRENCH STYLE
    MAKER'S MARK ONLY OF MANN:H, PROBABLY GERMAN OR SWISS, CIRCA 1775
    With floral-chequered surfaces; also a Russian parcel-gilt silver & niello snuff box with architectural views on cover & base, richly-gilt interior, Moscow, circa 1835
    2½ in. long (6.5 cm.) and 3 in. long (7.5 cm.)
    4 oz. (124 gm.) (2)


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