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    Sale 7556

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    10 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 43

    A SWISS ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX

    GENEVA, CIRCA 1800, STRUCK WITH PRESTIGE MARKS INCLUDING PSEUDO-CHARGE MARK OF JULIEN ALATERRE, THE FLANGE STRUCK WITH INVENTORY NO. 5394

    Price Realised  

    A SWISS ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX
    GENEVA, CIRCA 1800, STRUCK WITH PRESTIGE MARKS INCLUDING PSEUDO-CHARGE MARK OF JULIEN ALATERRE, THE FLANGE STRUCK WITH INVENTORY NO. 5394
    rectangular box with rounded corners, the cover painted en plein with a shepherdess in a landscape awoken by two children, a dog following behind, flanked by opaque white enamel vertical bands, the sides and base similarly enamelled, the cover and base with geometric design border on gold sablé ground with polished gold indented with stars and white enamel margin
    2 13/16 in. (72 mm.) wide


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