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    Sale 7430

    A Highly Important Private Collection of Meissen and Continental Porcelain

    11 December 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 124

    A MENNECY SILVER-MOUNTED SNUFF-BOX AND COVER

    CIRCA 1745-50 , PARIS DECHARGE MARK FOR 1756-62

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A MENNECY SILVER-MOUNTED SNUFF-BOX AND COVER
    CIRCA 1745-50 , PARIS DECHARGE MARK FOR 1756-62
    Modelled as a hawk, with its plumage painted in shades of brown and pink, resting on a mound, the cover moulded to the exterior and painted with a flower-spray, the interior painted with a loose bouquet of flowers
    2 in. (5.1 cm.) wide


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