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    Sale 2259

    Important Objects of Vertu, English, Continental and American Silver

    22 May 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 2

    A SWISS GOLD AND ENAMEL AIDE-MEMOIRE

    GENEVA, CIRCA 1840

    Price Realised  

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    A SWISS GOLD AND ENAMEL AIDE-MEMOIRE
    GENEVA, CIRCA 1840
    Elongated book-form, the cover with a finely-painted oval scene of a musician and dancing dogs entertaining children in a country setting, the border, spine, and back cover elaborately engraved with foliage and scrolls with polychrome champlevé enamel, the interior silk-lined and set with an engraved gold pencil, the cover with similarly-decorated hasp, apparently unmarked
    4 in. (10.1 cm.) long


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