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A PARCEL-GILT SILVER AND NIELLO SNUFF-BOX

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A PARCEL-GILT SILVER AND NIELLO SNUFF-BOX

MOSCOW, CIRCA 1775

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A PARCEL-GILT SILVER AND NIELLO SNUFF-BOX MOSCOW, CIRCA 1775 Rectangular, the cover nielloed with a scène galante depicting an artist sketching a seated gentleman with a pipe and two ladies in a landscape, the sides and base centring mythological scenes within scrolling rocaille, all on sunburst-chased ground with rocaille borders, marked under base 3¼ in. (8.3 cm.) wide 4.88 oz. (152.0 gr.) gross
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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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