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    Sale 7556

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    10 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 165

    A SWISS GOLD SNUFF-BOX SET WITH AN ENAMEL PLAQUE

    GENEVA, CIRCA 1780

    Price Realised  

    A SWISS GOLD SNUFF-BOX SET WITH AN ENAMEL PLAQUE
    GENEVA, CIRCA 1780
    oval box, the cover, sides and base with engraved foliate scrolls with motifs of gardening and music on the sides and base, the lid centred with an enamel miniature depicting a scène champêtre with children and a canary
    2 1/8 in. (54 mm.) wide


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