A GERMAN GOLD-MOUNTED HARDSTONE SNUFF-BOX
A GERMAN GOLD-MOUNTED HARDSTONE SNUFF-BOX
A GERMAN GOLD-MOUNTED HARDSTONE SNUFF-BOX
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A GERMAN GOLD-MOUNTED HARDSTONE SNUFF-BOX

PROBABLY SAXONY, CIRCA 1780, WITH TWO FRENCH POST-1893 IMPORT MARKS FOR GOLD

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A GERMAN GOLD-MOUNTED HARDSTONE SNUFF-BOX
PROBABLY SAXONY, CIRCA 1780, WITH TWO FRENCH POST-1893 IMPORT MARKS FOR GOLD
Oval box, the cover and sides set with panels of rock crystal within gold mounts chased with scrolling motifs, the cover with openwork linked scrolls, the base later set with a brown agate panel
3 1⁄4 in. (83 mm.) wide
Provenance
Sotheby's, New York, 13-15 October 1981, lot 862.
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This lot has been imported from outside of the UK for sale and placed under the Temporary Admission regime. Import VAT is payable at 5% on the hammer price. VAT at 20% will be added to the buyer’s premium but will not be shown separately on our invoice.

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