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A GERMAN JEWELLED VARI-COLOUR GOLD PRESENTATION SNUFF-BOX
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A GERMAN JEWELLED VARI-COLOUR GOLD PRESENTATION SNUFF-BOX

BY CHARLES COLIN'S SONS (FL. 1837 - AFTER 1870), HANAU, CIRCA 1840/50

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A GERMAN JEWELLED VARI-COLOUR GOLD PRESENTATION SNUFF-BOX
BY CHARLES COLIN'S SONS (FL. 1837 - AFTER 1870), HANAU, CIRCA 1840/50
Rectangular box with rounded corners, the cover centred with a circular translucent blue enamel plaque set with Imperial Eagle in rose-cut diamonds set in silver, surrounded by silver mounted old-cut diamonds, flanked by silver-mounted old-cut diamonds surrounded by rocaille scrolls on a matted ground, the sides and base with engine-turned panels cut by shaped reserves of stamped foliage on a matted ground, ribbon-twist borders, the corners of the side panels with cartouches containing butterflies
3 9/16 in. (91 mm.) wide
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