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A FINE COLLECTION OF 19TH AND 20TH CENTURY JEWELLED GOLD AND ENAMEL SNUFF BOXES

Tortoiseshell boîte à miniature, French, early 19th century, and a gold and enamel snuff box, mounted by Adolphe Chadouteau, Paris, circa 1865
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A FINE COLLECTION OF 19TH AND 20TH CENTURY JEWELLED GOLD AND ENAMEL SNUFF BOXES

Tortoiseshell boîte à miniature, French, early 19th century, and a gold and enamel snuff box, mounted by Adolphe Chadouteau, Paris, circa 1865
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Tortoiseshell boîte à miniature, French, early 19th century, and a gold and enamel snuff box, mounted by Adolphe Chadouteau, Paris, circa 1865
The tortoiseshell rectangular case inset with a charming miniature voyeur of Venus and Cupid, reminiscent of the Velasquez painting Venus at her Mirror, French maker’s mark, probably Paris, measuring approximately 90 x 58 x 25mm; the rectangular box with 18th century enamel panels, probably Austrian, painted with Flemish peasant subjects, in the manner of Teniers, gold lines, some restoration to enamel, maker's mark and French post 1838 control marks, measuring approximately 83 x 61 x 20mm, fitted case.
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