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PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION

A Swiss gold, enamel, and diamond presentation snuff box for the Turkish market, circa 1830
Estimate
12,00018,000
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529

PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION

A Swiss gold, enamel, and diamond presentation snuff box for the Turkish market, circa 1830
Estimate
12,00018,000
JUMP TO LOT

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A Swiss gold, enamel, and diamond presentation snuff box for the Turkish market, circa 1830
the cover mounted with a miniature surrounded by diamonds in floral frame over a turquoise enamel ground, the sides and base with grisaille bouquets surrounded by running berried foliage, the interior rim of body and cover enameled to match, the interior struck with pseudo English hallmarks
length 3 1/4 in.
8.25 cm
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Catalogue Note

The later-inserted miniature appears to be Mozaffar ad-Din Shah Qajar (1853-1907), King of Persia from 1896 to his death.

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