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    Sale 7683

    A Rococo Fantasy Treasures from a Bavarian Collection

    6 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 81

    A LOUIS XV SILVER-MOUNTED ENAMEL SNUFF-BOX

    FROMERY WORKSHOP, BERLIN, CIRCA 1750, THE SILVER MOUNTS PARIS, 1744-1750

    Price Realised  

    A LOUIS XV SILVER-MOUNTED ENAMEL SNUFF-BOX
    FROMERY WORKSHOP, BERLIN, CIRCA 1750, THE SILVER MOUNTS PARIS, 1744-1750
    Oblong, the hinged cover enamelled with raised gilt ornament of a musical trophy within a herm, shell, foliage and strapwork cartouche, the base with further musical trophy, the sides with animals, flowers and foliage, all on a white ground, with a reeded silver-gilt mounted rim, marked on rim with decharge of Antione Leschaudel,
    2 in. (5 cm.) wide


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    Provenance

    With Evgret von Bary, Munich.