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    Sale 7556

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    10 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 3

    A SWISS ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX FOR THE ORIENTAL MARKET

    GENEVA, CIRCA 1830/40

    Price Realised  

    A SWISS ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX FOR THE ORIENTAL MARKET
    GENEVA, CIRCA 1830/40
    oval box, the cover and base centred by oval reserves with scalloped borders enamelled with flowers on cover and musical instruments on base on a peach ground, surrounded by a wavy gold and opaque white enamel border, framed by apple-green taille d'épargne enamel with translucent red flowers and scrolls, translucent cream, opaque white and blue scrolls, the sides similarly enamelled, scalloped flange
    3 3/16 in. (81 mm.) wide


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