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A SWISS OBLONG GOLD AND ENAMEL MUSICAL SNUFF-BOX WITH WATCH, the cover with engine-turned centre, engraved with pilasters and urns with flowers and enamelled in blue, the walls and base similarly decorated, the cover opening in two sections: the right revealing the snuff compartment and engine-turned cover to musical box playing on pin barrel, activated by a slide to side wall and wound through base; the left with sprung cover opening revealing a watch with gold and enamel dial in the form of a tree, the annular Arabic enamel dial with blued spade hands beneath subsidiary seconds ring, the going barrel movement with cylinder escapement, gold and enamel ratchet type key, circa 1810, maker's mark HN, in fitted red leather case

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A SWISS OBLONG GOLD AND ENAMEL MUSICAL SNUFF-BOX WITH WATCH, the cover with engine-turned centre, engraved with pilasters and urns with flowers and enamelled in blue, the walls and base similarly decorated, the cover opening in two sections: the right revealing the snuff compartment and engine-turned cover to musical box playing on pin barrel, activated by a slide to side wall and wound through base; the left with sprung cover opening revealing a watch with gold and enamel dial in the form of a tree, the annular Arabic enamel dial with blued spade hands beneath subsidiary seconds ring, the going barrel movement with cylinder escapement, gold and enamel ratchet type key, circa 1810, maker's mark HN, in fitted red leather case
2.3/in. (7cm.) wide
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