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    Sale 1987

    Important European Furniture, Works of Art, Ceramics, Carpets, And Glass

    20 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 71

    A SILVER-GILT MOUNTED CONTINENTAL SNUFF-BOX AND COVER

    CIRCA 1760, ALMOST CERTAINLY ROYAL COPENHAGEN, THE MOUNT WITH SPURIOUS 18TH CENTURY MARKS

    Price Realised  

    A SILVER-GILT MOUNTED CONTINENTAL SNUFF-BOX AND COVER
    Circa 1760, almost certainly Royal Copenhagen, the mount with spurious 18th century marks
    The cover as the head of a mastiff, the bottom finely painted with a stag and doe recumbent before trees in a landscape, its interior with a guinea fowl and duck in a farm yard
    2¾ in. (7 cm.) wide overall


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    Saleroom Notice

    This lot will be sold without reserve


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF MARJORY AND VICTOR HANSEN