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    Sale 5410

    The Sunday Sale

    20 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 102

    AN 18TH CENTURY FRENCH SILVER SNUFFBOX

    PARIS, 1775

    Price Realised  

    AN 18TH CENTURY FRENCH SILVER SNUFFBOX
    PARIS, 1775
    Oval centred by an oval panel of trophies, the base engraved with a similar oval panel depicting a dog, a horse, trees and a bird overhead, 2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm.) long; together with a late 19th century German snuffbox of cartouche form, bearing English import marks -- 3½ in. (8.9 cm.) long; a German cigarette box chased with tavern scenes, by Neresheimer of Hanau, with English import marks for Chester, 1900, sponsor's mark of Berthold Müller -- 4 5/8 in. (11.7 cm.) long; a Dutch silver perfume box of 18th century style, 1887 -- 1 3/8 in. (3.5 cm.) long; another oval box with reeded decoration, 1818 -- 1¾ in. (4.1 cm.) long; and also a German box chased with flowers and trophies, circa 1900 -- 1¼ in. (3.2 cm.) long
    15 oz. (425 gr.) (6)


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