• 500 Years: Decorative Arts Eur auction at Christies

    Sale 2203

    500 Years: Decorative Arts Europe Including Carpets from The Corcoran Gallery of Art

    24 November 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 83

    A SILVER-GILT MOUNTED MEISSEN PORCELAIN SNUFF-BOX AND COVER

    THE PORCELAIN POSSIBLY 18TH CENTURY, SPURIOUS BLUE CROSSED SWORDS BENEATH K.P.M. TO THE INTERIOR, THE DECORATION POST 1802

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    A SILVER-GILT MOUNTED MEISSEN PORCELAIN SNUFF-BOX AND COVER
    THE PORCELAIN POSSIBLY 18TH CENTURY, SPURIOUS BLUE CROSSED SWORDS BENEATH K.P.M. TO THE INTERIOR, THE DECORATION POST 1802
    The rounded shoulder tapering to a smaller oval bottom, painted with a perforce stag hunt, the top with a stag leaping across a stream at the left, its interior with the kill, the side continuously with a hunt in a wooded landscape, the bottom with a recumbent stag and doe, the mount with a scroll thumb-rest
    2 3/8 in. (6 cm.) wide


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