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    Sale 7556

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    10 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 138

    A DUTCH GILT-METAL MOUNTED MOTHER-OF-PEARL AND HARDSTONE SNUFF-BOX

    CIRCA 1730

    Price Realised  

    A DUTCH GILT-METAL MOUNTED MOTHER-OF-PEARL AND HARDSTONE SNUFF-BOX
    CIRCA 1730
    oval box, the hinged cover set with a moss agate plaque, the convex sides and base of mother-of-pearl with piqué inlay, gilt-metal mounts chased with flowers and foliate scrolls, slightly raised incorporated thumbpiece
    3¼ in. (83 mm.) wide


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