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    Sale 7550

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    9 December 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 180

    A GERMAN GOLD-MOUNTED HARDSTONE SNUFF-BOX

    DRESDEN, CIRCA 1740

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GERMAN GOLD-MOUNTED HARDSTONE SNUFF-BOX
    DRESDEN, CIRCA 1740
    tapering upright box of cartouche-shaped section in semi-translucent pink and purple amethystine quartz, hinged gold rim with wavy reeding, rose-cut diamond pushpin
    1 7/8 in. (48 mm.) high


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