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    Sale 5266

    Portrait Miniatures, Objects of Vertu, Silver & Russian Works of Art

    13 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 1708

    A gilt-metal mounted agate snuff box

    PROBABLY ENGLISH, EARLY NINETEENTH CENTURY

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    A gilt-metal mounted agate snuff box
    PROBABLY ENGLISH, EARLY NINETEENTH CENTURY
    Shaped rectangular, the cover with a chased floral and scrollwork border, the base and cover set with brown striated agates -- 2¾in. (7.3cm.); and a silver-mounted sandalwood powder flask, flattened oval, one side with applied figural plaque -- 3 in. (7.8cm.) (2)


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