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    Sale 5395

    The Sunday Sale - Property from the Collection of the Late J.S.Goddard, removed from Camp Hill, Baldwin Estate, Staffordshire

    20 January 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 81

    A FRENCH .800 SILVER-GILT AND ENAMEL COMPACT

    A FRENCH .800 SILVER-GILT AND ENAMEL COMPACT

    Price Realised  

    A FRENCH .800 SILVER-GILT AND ENAMEL COMPACT
    Late 19th century
    Of shaped oval outline, the hinged lid decorated with an enamel plaque depicting a young couple, enclosing a silver-gilt interior with hallmark to inside rim, the exterior with chased scrolling foliate decoration
    3in. (9.2cm.) wide
    Together with a papier-maché and pewter inlaid snuff box, second quarter 19th century, enclosing a hand written note 'Taken from the pocket of a Russian officer after the Battle of Inkerman' (2)


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    Provenance

    The compact, with Geoffrey Lovett, July 1983.