London, South Kensington
20 November 2002
A collection of polished agate and gilt metal mounted snuff boxes
Of small size
the largest -- 3in. (7.5cm.) long; the smallest -- 1¼in. (3.2cm.) long (21)
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Please note that this lot is partly illustrated in the photograph on page 53 of the printed catalogue, together with lot 144.
Please note that this lot has been clearly labelled on the view.
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