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    Sale 7453

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    27 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 86

    A GERMAN PARCEL-ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX

    ATTRIBUTED TO CARL MARTIN WEISHAUPT & SONS (FL. C. 1837 - TODAY), WITH TOWN MARK OF HANAU, CIRCA 1850, WITH A 14-CARAT GOLD MARK, THE FLANGE STRUCK WITH INVENTORY NO. 46

    Price Realised  

    A GERMAN PARCEL-ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX
    ATTRIBUTED TO CARL MARTIN WEISHAUPT & SONS (FL. C. 1837 - TODAY), WITH TOWN MARK OF HANAU, CIRCA 1850, WITH A 14-CARAT GOLD MARK, THE FLANGE STRUCK WITH INVENTORY NO. 46
    cartouche-shaped box, with baluster sides, the cover and sides engraved with foliage parcel-enamelled in opaque white, and scrolls parcel-enamelled in translucent royal blue on an engine-turned reeded ground, the base engraved with foliage and scrolls, raised foliate thumbpiece
    3 7/16 in. (87 mm.) wide


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