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    Sale 11414

    Living With Art

    29 - 30 March 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 133

    AN AUSTRIAN ENAMEL SNUFF-BOX AND AN ENGLISH ENAMEL SNUFF-BOX

    19TH CENTURY

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    AN AUSTRIAN ENAMEL SNUFF-BOX AND AN ENGLISH ENAMEL SNUFF-BOX
    19TH CENTURY
    The Austrian example rectangular with geometrical and flower decoration, the inside of the cover with the portrait of a women collecting flowers in a Neo-classical landscape; the English example inscribed 'Make Virtue Still Thy Confiant Guard, and Heaven Will Grant A True Reward', with mirror on the inside of the cover; together with two modern Limoges snuff-boxes, one as a carrot, the other as a white tiger
    5 ¼ in. long, the carrot


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    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Provenance

    Le Haras d'Estimauville, Christie's Paris, October 27 2010, lot 390 (the rectangular box).


    Pre-Lot Text

    A NEW YORK TASTEMAKER: THE TODD ALEXANDER ROMANO COLLECTION