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    Sale 5350

    Christie's Interiors

    8 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 52

    A FRENCH LACQUERED CIRCULAR SNUFF BOX WITH GOLD MOUNTS AND TORTOISESHELL LINING

    PROVINCIAL PETITE GARANTIE MARK FOR 1798-1809

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A FRENCH LACQUERED CIRCULAR SNUFF BOX WITH GOLD MOUNTS AND TORTOISESHELL LINING
    PROVINCIAL PETITE GARANTIE MARK FOR 1798-1809
    The dark chocolate brown surfaces with mint green stripes centred by a glazed panel painted with a bouquet of flowers, the bottom rim applied with four tiny ball feet
    3 1/8in. (8cm.) diameter


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