29 - 30 March 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 500
Estimate USD 800 - USD 1,200
AN AUSTRIAN ENAMEL SNUFF-BOX AND AN ENGLISH ENAMEL SNUFF-BOX
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.
Le Haras d'Estimauville, Christie's Paris, October 27 2010, lot 390 (the rectangular box).
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