• 500 Years: Decorative Arts Eur auction at Christies

    Sale 2203

    500 Years: Decorative Arts Europe Including Carpets from The Corcoran Gallery of Art

    24 November 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 32

    A GILT-METAL MOUNTED GERMAN PORCELAIN SNUFF-BOX AND COVER

    CIRCA 1755-1765, PROBABLY FÜRSTENBURG

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    A GILT-METAL MOUNTED GERMAN PORCELAIN SNUFF-BOX AND COVER
    CIRCA 1755-1765, PROBABLY FÜRSTENBURG
    The cover painted with Juno seated in a landscape vignette beneath a parasol held by putti, a peacock at her side, the sides with similar putti at various pursuits, each reserved within rocaille-molded cartouches enriched in pink and with flowers, the interior of the cover with the half-length portrait of a young girl en deshabillé holding her needlework
    1 7/8 in. (4.8 cm.) high; 3 in. (7.7 cm.) wide


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