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    Sale 7556

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    10 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 32

    A SWISS PARCEL-ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX

    GENEVA, LATE 18TH CENTURY, MAKER'S MARK 'FC', WITH PRESTIGE MARKS

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    A SWISS PARCEL-ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX
    GENEVA, LATE 18TH CENTURY, MAKER'S MARK 'FC', WITH PRESTIGE MARKS
    rectangular box with cut corners, the lid and base with engine-turned panels with circular reeding, bordered by blue enamel with foliage in light blue enamel and gold and green enamel decoration, with opaque white enamel margins, the sides similarly bordered and with panels of engine-turned horizontal reeding
    3 5/8 in. (92 mm.) wide


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