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    Sale 7453

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    27 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 67

    A SWISS PARCEL-ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX

    GENEVA, CIRCA 1840

    Price Realised  

    A SWISS PARCEL-ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX
    GENEVA, CIRCA 1840
    flattened rectangular box, the cover engraved and enamelled with a lady on horseback with a falcon and male figures at her side, black enamel taille d'épargne corners, the base centred with flowers in an engine-turned cartouche with gold and enamel c-scroll borders, the corners with flowers and fruit, the side panels decorated as book spines, slightly raised thumbpiece
    2½ in. (64 mm.) wide


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    Provenance

    Sotheby's, London, 1 June 2000, lot 21.