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    Sale 7731

    Centuries of Style: Silver, European Ceramics, Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    2 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 65

    A FRANKENTHAL PORCELAIN GOLD-MOUNTED RECTANGULAR SNUFF-BOX AND COVER

    CIRCA 1770, THE MOUNTS CONTEMPORARY

    Price Realised  

    A FRANKENTHAL PORCELAIN GOLD-MOUNTED RECTANGULAR SNUFF-BOX AND COVER
    CIRCA 1770, THE MOUNTS CONTEMPORARY
    Moulded with rococo-scrolls and painted to the exterior en camaïeu verte with vignettes of gallants and companions before ruins within garden landscapes, the interior of the cover painted in colours with a dancer and companion and attendants before a bough in garden landscape
    2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm.) wide overall


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    For a similarly decorated example see Barbara Beaucamp-Markowsky, Boîtes en Porcelaine (Fribourg, 1985), p. 366, no. 299.

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