9 December 2008,
Price realised GBP 3,125
GBP 2,500 - GBP 3,500
A GERMAN PARCEL-ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX
BY CARL MARTIN WEISHAUPT SÖHNE (FL. FROM 1837), MARKED, HANAU, CIRCA 1850
cartouche-shaped box, the cover, baluster sides and base decorated with scrolls, foliage and ivy festoons in blue and white champlevé enamel on a burnished gold ground, slightly raised scrolling foliate thumbpiece
3 1/8 in. (80 mm.) wide
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Christie's, Geneva, 19 November 1996, lot 227.
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