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    Sale 5349

    Christie's Interiors

    18 March 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 686

    A MEISSEN GILT-METAL-MOUNTED RECTANGULAR SNUFFBOX AND MATCHED COVER

    CIRCA 1755

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A MEISSEN GILT-METAL-MOUNTED RECTANGULAR SNUFFBOX AND MATCHED COVER
    CIRCA 1755
    The box painted to each side with putti dressed as peasants at various pursuits in countryside landscapes, within rocaille moulded cartouches, the cover painted with a horseman in a landscape, the inside with a castle and town beside a river
    3 1/8 in. (8 cm.) wide


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