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A SWISS OVAL GOLD AND ENAMEL MUSICAL SNUFF-BOX WITH WATCH, the cover opening in three parts, the centre engraved with urn and flowers with applied split-pearl and enamel decoration and with flower and foliage corners, the engine-turned side panels with enamel roundel and foliage border, the central cover revealing the snuff compartment, the musical section on the left, with engine-turned cover and engraved harp, the musical movement on pinned barrel is activated by a slide to side wall, the watch compartment on the right with annular Arabic enamel dial flanked by a similar seconds ring with regulation dial below, the going barrel movement with cylinder escapement, with gold and enamel ratchet key, circa 1810, maker's mark HN, in fitted red leather case

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A SWISS OVAL GOLD AND ENAMEL MUSICAL SNUFF-BOX WITH WATCH, the cover opening in three parts, the centre engraved with urn and flowers with applied split-pearl and enamel decoration and with flower and foliage corners, the engine-turned side panels with enamel roundel and foliage border, the central cover revealing the snuff compartment, the musical section on the left, with engine-turned cover and engraved harp, the musical movement on pinned barrel is activated by a slide to side wall, the watch compartment on the right with annular Arabic enamel dial flanked by a similar seconds ring with regulation dial below, the going barrel movement with cylinder escapement, with gold and enamel ratchet key, circa 1810, maker's mark HN, in fitted red leather case
3in. (7.6cm.) wide
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