• 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 46

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

    THE PORCELAIN 18TH CENTURY, THE DECORATION POST 1802

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    A GILT-METAL MOUNTED MEISSEN PORCELAIN SNUFF-BOX AND COVER
    THE PORCELAIN 18TH CENTURY, THE DECORATION POST 1802
    Oval, molded with rocaille scrolls and roses, the cover and sides painted with putti at play in landscape vignettes, the interior with two amorous couples in a garden before a trellis arbor and an urn on a pedestal
    3¼ in. (8.3 cm.) wide


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