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A GERMAN THREE-COLOUR GOLD SNUFF-BOX SET WITH AN ENAMEL PLAQUE
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A GERMAN THREE-COLOUR GOLD SNUFF-BOX SET WITH AN ENAMEL PLAQUE

PROBABLY BY CHARLES COLIN'S SONS (FL. C. 1815-1870), WITH REMNANTS OF MAKER'S MARK, HANAU, CIRCA 1830; THE ENAMEL SIGNED 'B. PX.' (LOWER RIGHT)

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A GERMAN THREE-COLOUR GOLD SNUFF-BOX SET WITH AN ENAMEL PLAQUE
PROBABLY BY CHARLES COLIN'S SONS (FL. C. 1815-1870), WITH REMNANTS OF MAKER'S MARK, HANAU, CIRCA 1830; THE ENAMEL SIGNED 'B. PX.' (LOWER RIGHT)
Rectangular box with rounded corners, the cover inset with an enamel plaque of a still life depicting a bouquet of roses, bluebells, chrysanthemum, and tulips in a vase on a blue curtained granite ledge, within a blue enamel mount, the three-colour gold lid chased with flowerheads between water-sprays and trailing foliage, within green gold laurel borders on sablé ground, the sides and base engine-turned with a pink gold osier pattern, framed with frosted gold borders interspersed with scrolling foliage and trefoils, the base similarly decorated, reeded gold rims
3 3/8 in. (86 mm.) wide
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