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A FRENCH VARI-COLOUR GOLD SNUFF-BOX
A FRENCH VARI-COLOUR GOLD SNUFF-BOX

MAKER'S MARK IA IN A VERTICAL LOZENGE, PARIS, CIRCA 1810

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A FRENCH VARI-COLOUR GOLD SNUFF-BOX
MAKER'S MARK IA IN A VERTICAL LOZENGE, PARIS, CIRCA 1810
curved pocket-shaped box, the cover, sides and base with panels of engine-turning in a peaked-pattern, the cover centred with a sablé diamond-shaped cartouche of chased vari-colour gold depicting trophies of love, with bright-cut floral borders on a frosted ground, in fitted leather case stamped 'S. Bulgari 10 via Condotti, Roma'
3¼ in. (84 mm.) wide
2½ oz. (74 gr.) (2)
Provenance
With Sotirio Bulgari, Rome.

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For another box by this unidentified goldsmith see lot 530.

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