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    Sale 5367

    Christie's Interiors

    30 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 302

    A GERMAN SILVER SNUFF BOX OF CARTOUCHE FORM

    MARK OF IP, SCHWABISCHE GMÜND, PROBABLY MID 18TH CENTURY

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    A GERMAN SILVER SNUFF BOX OF CARTOUCHE FORM
    MARK OF IP, SCHWABISCHE GMÜND, PROBABLY MID 18TH CENTURY
    The cover engraved with a bird and a cottage amidst trees, all contained in a small shaped panel, encircled by a border of "C" scrolls on stippled ground, the base engraved with architectural panels around its sides, gilt interior; Together with a George II cartouche-shaped silver snuff box, mark of Robert Cox, London, 1744, the cover chased with Venus reclining on a shell within a scroll surround, the base with oval reserve engraved with a large contemporary bird crest, gilt interior (2)


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