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    Sale 7597

    Important Silver

    10 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 11

    A CONTINENTAL VARI-COLOUR GILT METAL AND STEEL SNUFF-BOX

    APPARENTLY UNMARKED, GERMAN OR FRENCH, 2ND HALF 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A CONTINENTAL VARI-COLOUR GILT METAL AND STEEL SNUFF-BOX
    APPARENTLY UNMARKED, GERMAN OR FRENCH, 2ND HALF 18TH CENTURY
    Shaped oval, the hinged cover, sides and base decorated with panels of foliage within radiating lines, the hinged cover further applied with a medallion pierced with birds on branches on a steel plaque
    3 in. (7.6 cm.) wide


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE OAKWOOD COLLECTION
    (Lots 1-106)