12 June 2006
PROPERTY OF PARTRIDGE FINE ARTS
A CONTINENTAL GOLD-MOUNTED HARDSTONE SNUFF-BOX
Probably Russian or Italian, circa 1820
Rectangular box, the cover, sides and base set with panels of malachite, within gold rectangular reeded gold borders and frosted gold bands chased with foliage, plain thumbpiece
3 3/8 in. (85 mm.) wide
Phillips, London, 10 October 1984, lot 87.
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