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    Sale 2259

    Important Objects of Vertu, English, Continental and American Silver

    22 May 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 18

    A SWISS GOLD, ENAMEL AND GEM-SET SNUFFBOX

    GENEVA, CIRCA 1830

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SWISS GOLD, ENAMEL AND GEM-SET SNUFFBOX
    GENEVA, CIRCA 1830
    Scalloped oval, with alternating panels of blue and pink ground, the cover applied with a diamond-set tughra within foliate borders set with diamonds, apparently unmarked
    3 1/16 in. (7.7 cm.) long


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED EUROPEAN COLLECTION