• Three Woods: A Passion for Wal auction at Christies

    Sale 7909

    Three Woods: A Passion for Walnut, Oak & Yew The John Parry Collection

    25 March 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 26

    A NORTH EUROPEAN FRUITWOOD SNUFF-BOX

    POSSIBLY NORWAY, 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A NORTH EUROPEAN FRUITWOOD SNUFF-BOX
    POSSIBLY NORWAY, 18TH CENTURY
    Of oval form and carved overall with scrolling foliage, the hinged lid carved with a lion enclosing a relief scene of the Madonna and Child, with attendant figures
    4 in. (10 cm.) wide


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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale, Wilkinson's auctioneers, Doncaster, 2009.