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    Sale 7550

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    9 December 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 113

    A SWISS FOUR-COLOUR GOLD SNUFF-BOX

    BY JEAN-GEORGES REMOND (FL. 1783-1819), MARKED, GENEVA, 1783-1792

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    A SWISS FOUR-COLOUR GOLD SNUFF-BOX
    BY JEAN-GEORGES REMOND (FL. 1783-1819), MARKED, GENEVA, 1783-1792
    oval box, the cover with engine-turned panels with concentric reeding scattered with pellets and trailing foliage, the base similarly decorated and centred with circular coin pattern surrounding a concentric rosette scattered with pellets, the sides with horizontal reeding divided by pilasters of trailing vines, the lid centred with an oval medallion chased in four-colour gold on a sablé ground with trophies of Music, Birds and Gardening, foliate borders on cover, sides and base
    2¾ in. (71 mm.) wide
    2¼ oz. (64 gr.)


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