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    Sale 5364

    Christie's Interiors

    2 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 472

    A CONTINENTAL SILVER-GILT SNUFF BOX

    UNMARKED, PROBABLY GERMAN, CIRCA 1720

    Price Realised  

    A CONTINENTAL SILVER-GILT SNUFF BOX
    UNMARKED, PROBABLY GERMAN, CIRCA 1720
    Engraved with scrollwork, the cover centred by an enamel panel depicting Jacob and Rachel at the well, the reverse with a river running through countryside, the base similarly engraved with scrollwork
    3 in. (7.6 cm.) long


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