• 500 Years: Decorative Arts Eur auction at Christies

    Sale 2203

    500 Years: Decorative Arts Europe Including Carpets from The Corcoran Gallery of Art

    24 November 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 95

    A GOLD-MOUNTED PORCELAIN SNUFF-BOX AND COVER

    THE PORCELAIN LIKELY SECOND HALF OF THE 18TH CENTURY, THE LATER MOUNT WITH AUSTRIAN POST 1867 MAKER'S MARK AND FRENCH IMPORT MARKS

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GOLD-MOUNTED PORCELAIN SNUFF-BOX AND COVER
    The porcelain likely second half of the 18th century, the later mount with Austrian post 1867 maker's mark and French import marks
    Painted with vignettes of equestrian gallants, companions and their servants in landscapes in the style of Philips Wouwerman, the interior with a gallant taking leave of his lady, their mounts facing opposing directions
    3¼ in. (8.3 cm.) wide (2)


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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Galerie Pro Art, Verden, Auction no. 220.


    Saleroom Notice

    The description in the printed catalogue should read:
    AN GOLD-MOUNTED GERMAN PORCELAIN SNUFF-BOX AND COVER
    The porcelain likely second half of the 18th century, the later mount with Austrian post 1867 maker's mark and French import marks