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    Sale 5371

    Christie's Interiors

    25 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 16

    A GILT-METAL SNUFF DISPENSER AND SPOON

    CONTINENTAL, CIRCA 1700

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GILT-METAL SNUFF DISPENSER AND SPOON
    CONTINENTAL, CIRCA 1700
    Cylindrical on stepped circular foot, the sides engraved with strapwork incorporating three cartouches engraved with a house, farmland and coronet, the foliate-engraved cover unscrewing to reveal a second lift-off cover to the interior compartment, together with a snuff spoon, in original tooled leather case
    1¾ in. (4.5 cm.) high


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