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    Sale 7556

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    10 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 6

    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 with scalloped outline with lilac enamel, the cover set with rose-cut diamonds, the base centred with a translucent blue enamel reserve painted with a bouquet of flowers with an opaque white and gold margin, the border and sides decorated with scrolls in opaque green and white enamel and gold, scalloped flange
    2 15/16 in. (75 mm.) wide


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