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    Sale 1896

    Important Silver And Objects Of Vertu

    26 October 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 31

    A SWISS GOLD AND ENAMEL SNUFF BOX

    MARK OF FRANÇOIS JOANIN, GENEVA, CIRCA 1790

    Price Realised  

    A SWISS GOLD AND ENAMEL SNUFF BOX
    MARK OF FRANÇOIS JOANIN, GENEVA, CIRCA 1790
    Canted rectangular, the cover with a lozenge-shaped painted enamel landscape with a seated lady releasing a canary from a cage and accompanied by a faithful dog, against a guilloché opalescent enamel sky, the base, sides and border with blue and white enamel borders and guilloché panels, marked inside cover and base with maker's mark and two prestige marks
    2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm.) long


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