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A RUSSIAN-STYLE GOLD-MOUNTED HARDSTONE SNUFF-BOX WITH JEWELLED DOUBLE-EAGLE
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A RUSSIAN-STYLE GOLD-MOUNTED HARDSTONE SNUFF-BOX WITH JEWELLED DOUBLE-EAGLE

BEARING VARIOUS MARKS INCLUDING ONE WITH CYRILLIC LETTERS, STRUCK WITH TWO FRENCH POST-1838 RESTRICTED WARRANTY MARKS FOR GOLD

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A RUSSIAN-STYLE GOLD-MOUNTED HARDSTONE SNUFF-BOX WITH JEWELLED DOUBLE-EAGLE
bearing various marks including one with Cyrillic letters, struck with two French post-1838 restricted warranty marks for gold
Rectangular semi-translucent nephrite snuff-box with rounded corners, the lid centred by a crowned double-eagle in silver studded with small rose-cut diamonds centred by a larger diamond, the reeded gold mounts tied with diagonal ribbons and applied with a diamond-set thumbpiece
2 15/16 in. (74 mm.) wide
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VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 15% on the buyer's premium
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