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A German polychrome painted brass and enamel snuffbox
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A German polychrome painted brass and enamel snuffbox

APPARENTLY UNMARKED, GERMANY, CIRCA 1760

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A German polychrome painted brass and enamel snuffbox
Apparently unmarked, Germany, circa 1760
Rectangular with hinged (broken) cover, the sides and base decorated with a map, the outside cover with a map of the river Elbe, castles and villages, inside the cover two soldiers on horses shooting at each other
7.8cm. wide
See illustration
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Christie's charges a Buyer's premium calculated at 23.205% of the hammer price for each lot with a value up to €110,000. If the hammer price of a lot exceeds €110,000 then the premium for the lot is calculated at 23.205% of the first €110,000 plus 11.9% of any amount in excess of €110,000. Buyer's Premium is calculated on this basis for each lot individually.

Lot Essay

For a similar box see Hermann Schadt and Ina Schneider, Kaiserliches Gold und Silber, Schätze der Hohenzollern aus dem Schloss Huis Doorn, Berlin, 24 November 1985 23 February 1986, no. 157.
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