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    Sale 2259

    Important Objects of Vertu, English, Continental and American Silver

    22 May 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 11

    A SWISS GOLD AND ENAMEL SNUFFBOX

    MARK OF GEORGES REMOND, GENEVA, CIRCA 1830

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SWISS GOLD AND ENAMEL SNUFFBOX
    MARK OF GEORGES REMOND, GENEVA, CIRCA 1830
    Scalloped rectangular, the cover with finely painted enamel scene of Istanbul within a vari-colored gold chased border, the interior of the cover enamelled with a military camp with trophies of war within a border of circles, the base with a bouquet of flowers, marked on inside base with two maker's marks
    3¾ in. (9.5 cm.) long


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED EUROPEAN COLLECTION