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A FINE SWISS ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX SET WITH A ROMAN MICROMOSAIC PLAQUE
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A FINE SWISS ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX SET WITH A ROMAN MICROMOSAIC PLAQUE

THE BOX BY BAUTTE & CO., MARKED, GENEVA, 1831-1837, WITH 18-CARAT GOLD MARK AND THE IMPORT MARK FOR SMALL OBJECTS, PARIS 1819-1838, THE MICROMOSAIC, ROME, CIRCA 1835

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A FINE SWISS ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX SET WITH A ROMAN MICROMOSAIC PLAQUE
THE BOX BY BAUTTE & CO., MARKED, GENEVA, 1831-1837, WITH 18-CARAT GOLD MARK AND THE IMPORT MARK FOR SMALL OBJECTS, PARIS 1819-1838, THE MICROMOSAIC, ROME, CIRCA 1835
Rectangular box with wavy sides, the cover inset with a rectangular micromosaic depicting a couple in a landscape with cascade and bridge in the background, the engine-turned cover, sides and base enamelled with black and white taille d'épargne linear borders, the side pilasters enamelled with white flowers, gold scrolling foliage paillons on black ground, the base with a similarly enamelled cartouche centred with a rosette
3¼ in. (83 mm.) wide
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VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 17.5% on the buyer's premium.

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