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    Sale 2172

    Important European Furniture, Works of Art, Ceramics, Tapestries and Oriental Carpets

    9 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 85

    A GILT-METAL MOUNTED SNUFF-BOX AND COVER

    THE PORCELAIN LIKELY 18TH CENTURY, THE DECORATION CIRCA 1900

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    A GILT-METAL MOUNTED SNUFF-BOX AND COVER
    THE PORCELAIN LIKELY 18TH CENTURY, THE DECORATION CIRCA 1900
    Painted in the Meissen style inspired by the engravings of Jacques Callot with dwarves dancing and playing musical instruments, the interior of the cover in the style of David Teniers the Younger, the interior of the box gilt
    3¾ in. (9.5 cm) long


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