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    Sale 5364

    Christie's Interiors

    2 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 271

    A VIENNA PORCELAIN SILVER-MOUNTED SNUFF-BOX AND A COVER

    CIRCA 1770, BLUE BEEHIVE MARK, THE MOUNTS PROBABLY LATER

    Price Realised  

    A VIENNA PORCELAIN SILVER-MOUNTED SNUFF-BOX AND A COVER
    CIRCA 1770, BLUE BEEHIVE MARK, THE MOUNTS PROBABLY LATER
    Painted with flower sprays, the cover with a central bouquet with further flower sprays within moulded feathered edging, the interior of the cover painted with a vase of flowers beside two finches perched on fruit, with a later silver mount
    2¾ in. (7 cm.) wide


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