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A SWISS ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX FOR THE ORIENTAL MARKET
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A SWISS ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX FOR THE ORIENTAL MARKET

BY GUIDON, RÉMOND & GIDE (FL. 1792-1801), GENEVA, CIRCA 1800, LATER STRUCK WITH TWO FRENCH POST-1893 GOLD IMPORT MARKS

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A SWISS ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX FOR THE ORIENTAL MARKET
BY GUIDON, RÉMOND & GIDE (FL. 1792-1801), GENEVA, CIRCA 1800, LATER STRUCK WITH TWO FRENCH POST-1893 GOLD IMPORT MARKS
Crescent-shaped box, the cover, sides and base panels enamelled in translucent blue on an engine-turned zig-zag ground, the cover painted with a still-life of a basket of colourful flowers, bordered with white opaque enamel within lavender blue enamel band with taille d'épargne foliage and berries, the panels on the front and reverse centred with opaque white enamel crescents with taille d'épargne laurel wreath, flanked on the front by oval lavender blue enamel reserve with white enamel band and laurel wreath surround, centred with a flower, and on the reverse by rectangular reserve with white enamel band and taille d'épargne urn, the base centred with a translucent steel-blue crescent and paillon sprig of flowers
3¼ in. (83 mm.) wide
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No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
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