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    Sale 7683

    A Rococo Fantasy Treasures from a Bavarian Collection

    6 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 93

    A LOUIS XVI GILT-METAL MOUNTED JAPANESE LACQUER SNUFF-BOX

    APPARENTLY UNMARKED, THE MOUNTS PROBABLY FRENCH, LATE 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A LOUIS XVI GILT-METAL MOUNTED JAPANESE LACQUER SNUFF-BOX
    APPARENTLY UNMARKED, THE MOUNTS PROBABLY FRENCH, LATE 18TH CENTURY
    Oblong, the hinged cover, sides and base each set with a Japanese gold painted lacquer panel, the silver-gilt mounts reeded and chased with foliage
    3¼ in. (8.3 cm.) wide


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    Provenance

    With A La Vieille Russie, New York.