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    Sale 7597

    Important Silver

    10 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 10

    AN ITALIAN SILVER-GILT SNUFF-BOX AND SNUFF-SPOON

    WITH INDISTINCT MAKER'S MARK, VENICE, EARLY 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN ITALIAN SILVER-GILT SNUFF-BOX AND SNUFF-SPOON
    WITH INDISTINCT MAKER'S MARK, VENICE, EARLY 19TH CENTURY
    The box oblong and with canted corners, the hinged cover, sides and base each engine turned with plain and textured checkerboard motifs, the inside fitted with a hinged compartment, the cover fitted with a spoon, marked inside, inside cover and on compartment cover
    1 7/8 in. (4.5 cm.) wide
    1 oz. (35 gr.)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE OAKWOOD COLLECTION
    (Lots 1-106)