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A GERMAN ROCOCO GILT-METAL MOUNTED ENAMEL SNUFF-BOX

BERLIN, FROMERY WORKSHOP, CIRCA 1750

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A GERMAN ROCOCO GILT-METAL MOUNTED ENAMEL SNUFF-BOX
Berlin, Fromery Workshop, circa 1750
Rectangular oblong white enamel box with rounded corners, the cover, sides and base decorated with silver-gilt raised reliefs depicting a raven holding a cheese observed by a fox, after La Fontaine, a cornucopia between them, surrounded by scrolling foliage and latticework, the reeded metal-gilt mounts with slightly raised shell-and-scroll thumbpiece
91 mm. (3.5/8 in.) wide
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