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    Sale 7453

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    27 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 12

    A GEORGE II GOLD-MOUNTED HARDSTONE SNUFF-BOX

    ENGLISH, CIRCA 1740/50

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE II GOLD-MOUNTED HARDSTONE SNUFF-BOX
    ENGLISH, CIRCA 1740/50
    cartouche-shaped pinkish grey agate box with bevelled base, the cover with border pierced with sea-monster, mask, shells, scrolls, slightly raised thumbpiece
    2 3/8 in. (60 mm.) diam.


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