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A SWISS ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX SET WITH AN ENAMEL PLAQUE
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A SWISS ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX SET WITH AN ENAMEL PLAQUE

GENEVA, CIRCA 1780/1790, WITH PRESTIGE MARKS, LATER STRUCK WITH TWO DUTCH TAX MARKS FOR GOLD 1906-1953

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A SWISS ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX SET WITH AN ENAMEL PLAQUE
GENEVA, CIRCA 1780/1790, WITH PRESTIGE MARKS, LATER STRUCK WITH TWO DUTCH TAX MARKS FOR GOLD 1906-1953
Oval box, the panels on cover, sides and base enamelled with translucent blue and vari-colour gold vine paillons on a money-pattern guilloché ground, within raised foliate chased gold borders tied with ribbons, the cover inset with an oval enamel plaque depicting a satyr with three nymphs and a putto holding a cup of wine in a landscape, the blue enamelled base centred by a lozenge-shaped foliate rosette of vari-colour gold paillons, the side dividers chased in two-colour gold with laurel festoons and husks
3¼ in. (82 mm.) wide
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