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    Sale 7556

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    10 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 61

    A SWISS ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX

    BY FRANÇOIS JOANIN, MARKED, GENEVA, CIRCA 1800,

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SWISS ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX
    BY FRANÇOIS JOANIN, MARKED, GENEVA, CIRCA 1800,
    rectangular with cut corners, the cover, sides, corners and base enamelled in opaque tan with gold paillon borders, opaque white margins, the cover centred by a circular reserve flanked by two octangonal reserves painted en grisaille of classical scenes, after Angelica Kauffmann
    3 13/16 in. (96 mm.) wide


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