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    Sale 5372

    Christie's Interiors- Style & Spirit

    18 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 450

    A FRENCH THREE-COLOUR GOLD AND GEM-SET SNUFF BOX OF SCALLOP FORM

    CIRCA 1835

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A FRENCH THREE-COLOUR GOLD AND GEM-SET SNUFF BOX OF SCALLOP FORM
    CIRCA 1835
    The cover with foliate and floral sprays and gem-set flower-heads, reeded sides and base engine-turned with chevrons within a foliate border
    2 in. (5.2 cm.) long


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    Provenance

    William Foyle, co-founder of Foyle's bookshop.