• The Country House Sale - Newto auction at Christies

    Sale 5984

    The Country House Sale - Newton Hall

    20 January 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 220

    A GOLD-MOUNTED CIRCULAR SHAGREEN SNUFF-BOX

    UNMARKED, CIRCA 1800

    Price Realised  

    A GOLD-MOUNTED CIRCULAR SHAGREEN SNUFF-BOX
    UNMARKED, CIRCA 1800
    With reeded mounts and wood interior, cover centred by a rosette; together with three further snuff-boxes with gilt-metal mounts
    3.5 in. (8.9 cm.) diameter (4)


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