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    Sale 7556

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    10 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 31

    A SWISS THREE-COLOUR GOLD SNUFF-BOX WITH ENAMEL MINIATURE

    NEUCHÂTEL, MARKED WITH TOWN MARK, MAKER'S MARK 'GT', CIRCA 1830

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    A SWISS THREE-COLOUR GOLD SNUFF-BOX WITH ENAMEL MINIATURE
    NEUCHÂTEL, MARKED WITH TOWN MARK, MAKER'S MARK 'GT', CIRCA 1830
    rectangular box with rounded corners, the lid inset with an enamel miniature of two ladies and a young girl with flowers, within three-colour gold and platinum band of chased leaves and flowers on matted gold, the sides with panels of engine-turned horizontal reeding with coin pattern and similar borders with chased leaves and rosettes on corners, the base engine-turned wavy reeding with chain pattern and border of chased leaves on matted gold, raised gold thumbpiece
    3 5/8 in. (68 mm.) wide


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