19 November 1996,
Price realised CHF 18,400
CHF 6,000 - CHF 8,000
A Scottish gold-mounted hardstone Double Snuff-Box
Slightly flattened barrel-shaped boîte-à-deux-tabacs of dark grey agate, the bulging sides engraved with vertical reeding and adorned with two horizontal reeded gold mounts to simulate a barrel, both upper and lower ends with compartments for tobacco covered by gold-mounted hinged lids, the slightly raised thumbpieces engraved with foliate scrolls
72 mm. (2 7/8 in.) high
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Hong Kong +852 2760 1766
Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766
Wartski, London (in 1966).
A. K. Snowman, Eighteenth-Century Gold Boxes of Europe, London, 1966, illustrated pl. 443.
Insights into the life and art of the photographer whose raw, honest images captured the creative spirit of 1980s New York's downtown scene
We canvass a panel of local gallerists, artists and restaurateurs for their advice on the best places to stay, eat and relax