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    Sale 7550

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    9 December 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 20

    A SWISS GOLD SNUFF-BOX SET WITH AN ENAMEL PLAQUE

    BY GUIDON, REMOND & GIDE (FL. 1792-1801), MARKED, GENEVA, 1792-1801

    Price Realised  

    A SWISS GOLD SNUFF-BOX SET WITH AN ENAMEL PLAQUE
    BY GUIDON, REMOND & GIDE (FL. 1792-1801), MARKED, GENEVA, 1792-1801
    oval box, the cover and base with engine-turned panels with horizontal reeding engraved with foliate scrolls, the sides similarly decorated and framed by urns, the lid centred with an oval enamel miniature depicting a Nativity scene, the base centred with an engraved rosette, the borders chased with twisted rope design
    2¾ in. (70 mm.) wide


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