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    Sale 7556

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    10 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 142

    A GEORGE II GOLD-MOUNTED HARDSTONE SNUFF-BOX

    PROBABLY LONDON, CIRCA 1750/60

    Price Realised  

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    A GEORGE II GOLD-MOUNTED HARDSTONE SNUFF-BOX
    PROBABLY LONDON, CIRCA 1750/60
    cartouche-shaped jasper box, the cover mount chased with c-scrolls, flowers and sea-shells on a frosted ground reeded gold mounts centred by slightly raised incorporated thumbpiece, the flange with an inscription in Russian of the date 10 June 1852
    2 7/16 in. (62 mm.) wide


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