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    Sale 7683

    A Rococo Fantasy Treasures from a Bavarian Collection

    6 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 89

    A GERMAN SILVER-GILT SNUFF-BOX

    MARK OF ELIAS ADAM, AUGSBURG, 1732-1734

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    A GERMAN SILVER-GILT SNUFF-BOX
    MARK OF ELIAS ADAM, AUGSBURG, 1732-1734
    Cartouche shaped, the hinged glazed cover set with a finely carved ivory plaque depicting a battle scene, possibly of the Siege of Vienna, 1683, the sides chased with foliage scrolls on a matted ground, the base chased with a dog and bird within a landscape, marked on cover bezel
    3 3/8 in. (8.3 cm.) wide


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    Provenance

    With Kugel, Paris
    Acquired from Evgret von Bary, Munich


    Saleroom Notice

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