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    Sale 1987

    Important European Furniture, Works of Art, Ceramics, Carpets, And Glass

    20 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 67

    A GOLD-MOUNTED MEISSEN TRIANGULAR SNUFF-BOX AND COVER

    CIRCA 1750

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    A GOLD-MOUNTED MEISSEN TRIANGULAR SNUFF-BOX AND COVER
    Circa 1750
    Painted in the style of Watteau with amorous couples in landscapes reserved within molded rocaille scrolls enriched in purple and gilt, the interior of the cover with a betrothed couple, the gallant gazing at his intended and leaning forward to clasp her left hand
    3 1/8 in. (8 cm.) long


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