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    Sale 5371

    Christie's Interiors

    25 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 438

    A GOLD AND ENAMEL SNUFF BOX

    UNMARKED EXCEPT FOR 1713 STRUCK TO RIM, PROBABLY SWISS OR AUSTRIAN, CIRCA 1840

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GOLD AND ENAMEL SNUFF BOX
    UNMARKED EXCEPT FOR 1713 STRUCK TO RIM, PROBABLY SWISS OR AUSTRIAN, CIRCA 1840
    Rectangular with curved ends and bevelled sides, rococo scroll and flower thumbpiece, enamelled all over in blue and white with ovolo motifs within tracery surround
    3¼ in. (8.2 cm.) long


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