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    Sale 7556

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    10 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 155

    A GERMAN FOUR-COLOUR GOLD HUNTING SNUFF-BOX

    BERLIN, CIRCA 1750

    Price Realised  

    A GERMAN FOUR-COLOUR GOLD HUNTING SNUFF-BOX
    BERLIN, CIRCA 1750
    rectangular gold box, the cover, four sides and base boldly chased in four-colour gold with hunting scenes on a sablé ground, framed by bands of polished gold and c-scrolls, the slightly raised thumbpiece engraved with a dog in a woodland, next to hunting trophies
    3 3/16 in. (81 mm.) wide
    8¼ oz. (234 gr.)


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