10 June 2008
AN AUSTRIAN GOLD SNUFF-BOX
BY JOHANN KUTTNAUER (FL. 1789-1822) OR JOSEF KLINKOSCH (FL. 1804-1814), VIENNA, 1807, WITH THE VIENNESE TAX-MARK (GOLDREPUNZE) FOR 1807
rectangular box, the cover and base engine-turned, each centred with a rectangular reserve containing a lozenge with a diamond pattern and surrounded by bands of polished gold simulating a sunburst effect, foliate border on matted ground, the sides with engine-turned diamond pattern
3 1/8 in. (80 mm.) wide
3½ in. (100 gr.)
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