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A vari-color gold and moss agate oval snuff box, probably German, circa 1770
Estimate
7,0009,000
LOT SOLD. 18,750 USD
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100
A vari-color gold and moss agate oval snuff box, probably German, circa 1770
Estimate
7,0009,000
LOT SOLD. 18,750 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A vari-color gold and moss agate oval snuff box, probably German, circa 1770
entirely set with domed oval panels of moss agate surrounded by chased gold flowers and leaves, engraved key-pattern rim
apparently unmarked
length 3 1/8 in.
8cm
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Literature

This box should be compared with the early works of Johann Christian Neuber incorporating domed moss agates, see A. Kenneth Snowman, Eighteenth Century Gold Boxes of Europe, plate 680 and pp. 324-25

Important English & Continental Silver & Objects of Vertu

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New York