6 November 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 5,250
Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
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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With A La Vieille Russie, New York.