2 June 2009,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 8,750
Estimate GBP 5,000 - GBP 8,000
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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