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    Sale 1896

    Important Silver And Objects Of Vertu

    26 October 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 32

    A SWISS GOLD AND ENAMEL SNUFF BOX

    GENEVA, CIRCA 1780, MAKER'S MARK RR

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SWISS GOLD AND ENAMEL SNUFF BOX
    GENEVA, CIRCA 1780, MAKER'S MARK RR
    Oval, with engine-turned panels and bright-cut engraved borders, the cover set with an enamel plaquette of a lady crowning her suitor with a wreath, within a paste-set border, marked inside cover and base with maker's mark RR crowned incuse and a leaf pseudohallmark
    2¼ in. (5.8 cm.) long


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    Provenance

    Sotheby's, Geneva, 26 November 1982, lot 148