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A MEISSEN GOLD-MOUNTED OVAL SNUFF-BOX

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A MEISSEN GOLD-MOUNTED OVAL SNUFF-BOX
Circa 1750

Of basket form, the ozier moulded ground with gilt stripes edged in black, the centre to the cover and the underside of the base painted with pastoral lovers in landscapes within oval gilt and black line cartouches, the interior to the cover painted with lovers before an obelisk with Harlequin behind in a landscape and the interior richly gilt (extended crack to one end of base, underside to base with slight wear)
2 3/8in. (6cm.) wide
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