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A TOURNAI GOLD-MOUNTED OVAL SNUFF-BOX AND COVER, the exterior painted with wayfarers, merchants and gallants in wooded river landscapes, the interior of the cover with a woman bathing by a pond secretly being watched by a man among bulrushes after the engraving Le Fleuve Scamandre by N. de Larmessin after F. Boucher, with contemporary reeded mounts and shaped thumb-piece (slight rubbing and some scratching to enamels), circa 1770

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A TOURNAI GOLD-MOUNTED OVAL SNUFF-BOX AND COVER, the exterior painted with wayfarers, merchants and gallants in wooded river landscapes, the interior of the cover with a woman bathing by a pond secretly being watched by a man among bulrushes after the engraving Le Fleuve Scamandre by N. de Larmessin after F. Boucher, with contemporary reeded mounts and shaped thumb-piece (slight rubbing and some scratching to enamels), circa 1770
10.2cm. wide
Literature
L. Delplace, Considerations sur les Porcelaines de Tournai, p. 69 Barbara Beaucamp-Markowsky, op. cit., no. 522

Lot Essay

Cf. A-M. Mariën Dugardin, Porcelaines de Tournai, figs. 142, 149 and 151
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