A FRENCH LOUIS-XV STYLE ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX
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A FRENCH LOUIS-XV STYLE ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX

PROBABLY PARIS, CIRCA 1900/1920, BEARING SPURIOUS MARKS FOR JEAN GEORGE, THE PARISIAN DATE LETTER FOR 1756 AND THE CHARGE AND DECHARGE MARKS OF JULIEN BERTHE AND TWO FRENCH IMPORT MARKS FOR GOLD, THE FLANGE ALSO ENGRAVED 'GEORGE A PARIS', INTERIOR STAMPED 479

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A FRENCH LOUIS-XV STYLE ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX
PROBABLY PARIS, CIRCA 1900/1920, BEARING SPURIOUS MARKS FOR JEAN GEORGE, THE PARISIAN DATE LETTER FOR 1756 AND THE CHARGE AND DECHARGE MARKS OF JULIEN BERTHE AND TWO FRENCH IMPORT MARKS FOR GOLD, THE FLANGE ALSO ENGRAVED 'GEORGE A PARIS', INTERIOR STAMPED 479
oval box, the cover, sides and base enamelled en plein with six reserves painted in opaque colours depicting various scenes of country life, within dark-blue enamel ribbon borders, with chased gold scrolls and translucent blue enamel flowers and green enamel foliage
2¾ in. (69 mm.) wide
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These lots have been imported from outside the EU for sale using a Temporary Import regime. Import VAT is payable (at 5%) on the Hammer price. VAT is also payable (at 20%) on the buyer’s Premium on a VAT inclusive basis. When a buyer of such a lot has registered an EU address but wishes to export the lot or complete the import into another EU country, he must advise Christie's immediately after the auction.

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