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    Sale 1209

    Collection Yves Saint Laurent et Pierre Bergé

    23 - 25 February 2009, Paris

  • Lot 111

    TABATIERE EN OR ET AGATE ROUGE D'EPOQUE GEORGE II

    ANGLETERRE, VERS 1730

    Price Realised  

    TABATIERE EN OR ET AGATE ROUGE D'EPOQUE GEORGE II
    ANGLETERRE, VERS 1730
    Ovale, la base et le couvercle sertis de plaques en agate rouge légèrement bombées, les bordures en or gravées de rinceaux et d'arabesques, poinçons sur le bord: deux fois poinçon d'importation française après 1893
    Longueur: 86 mm. (3 3/8 in.)


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    Provenance

    Galerie J. Kugel, Paris.


    Post Lot Text

    A GEORGE II OVAL GOLD-MOUNTED AGATE SNUFF-BOX
    CIRCA 1730
    Oval, the cover and base set with red agate panels, the gold mount chased with scrolling foliage and masks on a matted ground, the sides with band of lozenge ornament interspersed with foliage cartouches, marked twice on the border with French post-1893 import marks