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    Sale 5369

    Christie's Interiors - Oak Edition

    4 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 192

    A FRENCH PRESSED BURR-MAPLE SNUFF BOX

    EARLY 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A FRENCH PRESSED BURR-MAPLE SNUFF BOX
    EARLY 19TH CENTURY
    With tortoiseshell lining, the cover with an 'ALLEGORIE SUR LA BATAILLE DES 3 EMPEREURS', the base with a secret compartment showing the bust of Napoleon
    3 1/8 in. (8 cm.) diameter
    A carved wood and silver mounted quaich, mark of Ferguson & Macbean of Inverness, circa 1885, a Scottish horn miniature snuff mull with plated metal and citrine mounts, and a lignum vitae miniature ladle (4)


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