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A GERMAN VARI-COLOUR GOLD SNUFF-BOX
A GERMAN VARI-COLOUR GOLD SNUFF-BOX
A GERMAN VARI-COLOUR GOLD SNUFF-BOX
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A GERMAN VARI-COLOUR GOLD SNUFF-BOX

PROBABLY BERLIN, CIRCA 1760

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A GERMAN VARI-COLOUR GOLD SNUFF-BOX PROBABLY BERLIN, CIRCA 1760 rectangular box, the cover, sides and base applied with boldly chased hunting scenes in vari-colour gold, the cover with a huntsman and his hounds pursuing a deer through a wooded landscape, the sides with hounds and game amidst hunting trophies, guns and foliage, the base with a huntsman and his dogs resting before an architectural capriccio set within trees and foliage, applied vari-colour gold pierced thumbpiece depicting a hound and hunting trophies 3 1/8 in. (80 mm.) wide 7 oz. (238 gr.)
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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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