8 October 2020
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A FRENCH GOLD MOUNTED AND ENAMEL SNUFF BOX
THE ENAMELS, CIRCA 1640; THE MOUNT, CIRCA 1730
The box is of oval form. The cover is mounted with an enamelled Blois school watchcase depicting a classical scene of the Virgin Mary holding the Infant Jesus. The watch case is chased around with a flying bird and a hunting dog within a garden. The interior is an enamel painting of three Saints standing in a riverscape.
3 1/8 in. (8.1 cm.) long
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Watchcases from the Blois factories were used by English and French goldsmiths when the watches that they contained came to the end of their working lives.
PROPERTY FROM THE QUEK KIOK LEE COLLECTION