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    Sale 1896

    Important Silver And Objects Of Vertu

    26 October 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 35

    A SWISS GOLD AND ENAMEL SNUFF BOX

    MARK OF FRANÇOIS JOANIN, GENEVA, CIRCA 1800

    Price Realised  

    A SWISS GOLD AND ENAMEL SNUFF BOX
    MARK OF FRANÇOIS JOANIN, GENEVA, CIRCA 1800
    Canted rectangular with black and white geometric pattern enamel, the center applied with an Italian micro-mosaic of Castel St. Angelo, the matted gold panels bright-cut engraved with foliage, marked inside cover and base with maker's mark and prestige marks
    3½ in. (8.8 cm.) long


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    Provenance

    Sotheby's, Geneva, 26 November 1982, lot 125