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    Sale 5414

    The Sunday Sale

    28 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 151

    A FRENCH PROVINCIAL SILVER-GILT SNUFF BOX

    MARK OF JOSEPH BELLANGER, PARIS, 1738

    Price Realised  

    A FRENCH PROVINCIAL SILVER-GILT SNUFF BOX
    MARK OF JOSEPH BELLANGER, PARIS, 1738
    Of cartouche form, the front chased with a fête galante featuring two men reclining on either side of a female companion with another woman approaching from the left, the base chased with a scene of two lovers conversing in a garden, within a rocaille surround
    3 1/8 in. (7.8 cm.) long
    2 oz. (62 gr.)


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