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    Sale 2039

    Important Silver and Objects of Vertu

    23 October 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 4

    A FRENCH GOLD AND RED LACQUER SNUFF BOX WITH PORTRAIT MINIATURE**

    MARK OF JEAN GEORGES, PARIS, 1762

    Price Realised  

    A FRENCH GOLD AND RED LACQUER SNUFF BOX WITH PORTRAIT MINIATURE**
    MARK OF JEAN GEORGES, PARIS, 1762
    Rectangular, the base, sides and cover of red lacquer within gold borders, the hinged cover set with a glazed portrait miniature on ivory, the interior lined with tortoiseshell, marked on bezel
    2 3/8 in. (60 mm.) long


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    Provenance

    S.J. Phillips Ltd, London


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF NEIL AND SHARON PHILLIPS