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A German varicolor gold and enamel snuff box, probably Hanau, circa 1825
Estimate
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89
A German varicolor gold and enamel snuff box, probably Hanau, circa 1825
Estimate
18,00022,000
JUMP TO LOT

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A German varicolor gold and enamel snuff box, probably Hanau, circa 1825
rectangular with cut corners, the cover inset with an enamel scene of a young shepherd with sheep and cows by a lake with translucent rayed sunset, all framed by a chased border of varicolor grapevine on finely matted ground, sides and base engine-turned with chased bouquets at the angles
marked inside base and cover with incuse maker’s mark GT, sunburst, and engraved on the rim of the body with number 3012
length 3 5/8 in.
9.3 cm
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Collections & Curiosities: Silver, Ceramics, and Objects of Vertu

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