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    Sale 2259

    Important Objects of Vertu, English, Continental and American Silver

    22 May 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 15

    A SWISS GOLD AND ENAMEL SNUFFBOX

    MARK OF FRANCOIS JOANIN, GENEVA, CIRCA 1810

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SWISS GOLD AND ENAMEL SNUFFBOX
    MARK OF FRANCOIS JOANIN, GENEVA, CIRCA 1810
    Elongated rectangular, the cover with two figural panels, the base with two floral panels, all within borders of champlevé enamel scrolls, marked inside cover and base, with prestige marks, the bezel stamped 5743
    3¼ in. (8.4 cm.) long


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED EUROPEAN COLLECTION