20 November 2009,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 17,500
Estimate GBP 6,000 - GBP 8,000
A RUSSIAN GOLD AND ENAMEL SNUFF-BOX
ST. PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1860, MAKER'S MARK AMS
Shaped oval, the sides, base and hinged cover each enamelled in dark blue with foliage strapwork, marked inside and inside cover
3½ in. (9 cm.) wide
gross weight 6.2 oz. (194 gr.)
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