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    Sale 7683

    A Rococo Fantasy Treasures from a Bavarian Collection

    6 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 97

    A GERMAN GOLD SNUFF-BOX

    APPARENTLY UNMARKED, CIRCA 1720

    Price Realised  

    A GERMAN GOLD SNUFF-BOX
    APPARENTLY UNMARKED, CIRCA 1720
    Oblong with curved ends, the cover chased with Venus and Cupid in a classical landscape, all within régence borders, the long sides finely chased with a hare pursued by a hound on the front and a duck on a pond on the reverse, the curved ends chased with a snail and a bird, each within a landscape, the interior of the cover with a miniature on ivory figure of a young woman and her suitor
    2 5/8 in. (6.7 cm.) wide
    gross weight 1½ oz. (48 gr.)


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    Provenance

    With Kugel, Paris.