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A pearl, gold and enamel snuff box
Estimate
4,0008,000
LOT SOLD. 9,000 GBP
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71
A pearl, gold and enamel snuff box
Estimate
4,0008,000
LOT SOLD. 9,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A pearl, gold and enamel snuff box

makers' mark S&D incuse for Sène & Detalla, Geneva, circa 1805

rectangular with cut corners, the lid applied with an oval Geneva enamel plaque painted with Orpheus and Eurydice, within a graduated split pearl frame, the ground enamelled in translucent blue over engine-turned crocus flower motifs within taille d'épargne crenellated borders of shells and lozenges


width 9cm, 3 1/2 in
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Catalogue Note

The ground on this box has been unusually cleverly turned so that there appear to be three shades of blue involved instead of just one.

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