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    Sale 7453

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    27 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 75

    A SWISS ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX

    GENEVA, CIRCA 1790/1800, MARKED WITH CROWNED INITIALS AI

    Price Realised  

    A SWISS ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX
    GENEVA, CIRCA 1790/1800, MARKED WITH CROWNED INITIALS AI
    octagonal box, the cover, sides, corners and base enamelled in opaque sky blue within dark blue paillon borders, the cover centred by an octagonal reserve painted with four children and a dog playing in a landscape framed by a gold paillon border
    4 1/8 in. (105 mm.) wide


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