• 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 91

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

    THE PORCELAIN POSSIBLY 18TH CENTURY, THE DECORATION POST 1802

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    A GILT-METAL MOUNTED MEISSEN PORCELAIN SNUFF-BOX AND COVER
    THE PORCELAIN POSSIBLY 18TH CENTURY, THE DECORATION POST 1802
    Of bombé oval form, painted on the cover, interior of the cover, and in a continuous view along the side with various stages of a perforce stag hunt, the bottom with a spray of forget-me-nots, the mount chased with foliate scrolls
    2½ in. (6.3 cm.) high, 3¼ in. (8.3 cm.) long


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