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    Sale 7549

    British and Continental Ceramics and Glass

    18 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 125

    A MEISSEN GILT-METAL MOUNTED RECTANGULAR SNUFF-BOX

    CIRCA 1750, THE MOUNTS 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A MEISSEN GILT-METAL MOUNTED RECTANGULAR SNUFF-BOX
    CIRCA 1750, THE MOUNTS 18TH CENTURY
    Painted in the manner of Watteau with gallants and companions by monuments in wooded landscapes, one side with Pierrot seated on a stone plinth, the interior of the cover with four finely dressed ladies before a vase on a plinth (chips to two corners of cover, one with associated hairline crack, slight wear to underside)
    2¾ ins. (7 cm.) wide


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