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THE PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN GENTLEMAN

A gold and enamel snuff box
Estimate
3,5004,500
LOT SOLD. 5,400 GBP
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39

THE PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN GENTLEMAN

A gold and enamel snuff box
Estimate
3,5004,500
LOT SOLD. 5,400 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A gold and enamel snuff box

apparently unmarked, circa 1805

rectangular with cut corners, the lid inset with a Geneva enamel plaque painted with the Death of Sophonisba, within a narrow acanthus-chased gold frame, the ground, sides and base enamelled in opaque cerulean blue within black, white and gold taille d'épargne borders


width 8.8cm, 3 3/8 in
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Catalogue Note

The ground decoration on this box should be compared with that on Lot 41, painted with Archimedes.

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