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    Sale 7556

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    10 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 95

    A SWISS ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX SET WITH AN ENAMEL PLAQUE

    GENEVA, CIRCA 1790, STRUCK WITH PRESTIGE MARKS

    Price Realised  

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    A SWISS ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX SET WITH AN ENAMEL PLAQUE
    GENEVA, CIRCA 1790, STRUCK WITH PRESTIGE MARKS
    oval box, the cover, sides and base enamelled in blue and white with a geometric pattern of quatrefoils and gold paillons, within opaque white enamel bands, the rectangular side panels divided by urns enamelled in blue on a frosted ground, the cover centred with an enamel plaque depicting a young lady in a landscape reading a letter, the gold borders on cover, sides and base set with blue and white enamel flowers and green leaves on a frosted ground
    2 5/8 in. (67 mm.) wide


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