• European Noble and Private Col auction at Christies

    Sale 2835

    European Noble and Private Collections

    15 - 16 December 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 403

    A Swiss gold and enamelled cigarette case with a later French matchbox

    GENEVA, STRUCK WITH FRENCH PRESTIGE MARKS, CIRCA 1810; SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A Swiss gold and enamelled cigarette case with a later French matchbox
    Geneva, struck with French prestige marks, circa 1810; second half 19th Century
    Each of rectangular shape with canted corners, the centre with engraved bands, surrounded by a band of enamelled spearheads alternated with small panels at the rim, marked inside cover
    9.2 cm. wide
    102 gr. (2)


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