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A gold, enamel and poudre d'écaille snuff box
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 4,800 GBP
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47
A gold, enamel and poudre d'écaille snuff box
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 4,800 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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A gold, enamel and poudre d'écaille snuff box

unmarked, probably French, circa 1780

circular, the lid inset with an oval enamel plaque painted with Achilles deprived of Briseis by Patroclus in the Greek camp, on an opalescent ground, the box striped in gold on pale rose poudre d'écaille, reeded gold mounts and hinges, tortoiseshell lining


diameter 7.5cm, 3 in
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