531
531
A gold and enamel oval snuff box, probably Hanau, circa 1780
Estimate
14,00018,000
LOT SOLD. 17,500 USD
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531
A gold and enamel oval snuff box, probably Hanau, circa 1780
Estimate
14,00018,000
LOT SOLD. 17,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT

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A gold and enamel oval snuff box, probably Hanau, circa 1780
enameled in translucent carmine camaieu on opalescent ground with port and river scenes in the manner of Vernet, the sides with urns, borders of berried foliage and beads, struck with prestige marks inside base and cover
length 2 5/8 in.
7.5 cm
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Catalogue Note

A similar box is in the collection of the Louvre, cat. no. 543, pp. 346-7, formerly in the Rothschild Collection. Another in which the enamels are signed by Ignatius Peter Krafft is in the Wallace Collection, extensively described, cat. no. 79, pp. 272-3, formerly in the Demidoff Collection.

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