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    Sale 7731

    Centuries of Style: Silver, European Ceramics, Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    2 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 157

    A LOUIS XV SILVER-MOUNTED MOTHER-OF-PEARL SNUFF-BOX

    BY ANTOINE DAROUX (FL. 1735-1789), MARKED, PARIS, 1743/1744, WITH THE CHARGE AND DISCHARGE MARKS OF LOUIS ROBIN (1738-1744) AND WITH TWO LATER PARISIAN RESTRICTED WARRANTY MARKS

    Price Realised  

    A LOUIS XV SILVER-MOUNTED MOTHER-OF-PEARL SNUFF-BOX
    BY ANTOINE DAROUX (FL. 1735-1789), MARKED, PARIS, 1743/1744, WITH THE CHARGE AND DISCHARGE MARKS OF LOUIS ROBIN (1738-1744) AND WITH TWO LATER PARISIAN RESTRICTED WARRANTY MARKS
    Rectangular box, the mother-of-pearl panels mounted en cage and inlaid in opalescent pink and green shell with butterflies and flower-sprays, with reeded mounts
    2 7/8 in. (72 mm.) wide


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