664
664

PROPERTY FROM THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART, SOLD TO BENEFIT THE ACQUISITIONS FUND

A Continental gold and jewel mounted quartz snuff box, mid 19th century
Estimate
3,0005,000
LOT SOLD. 7,500 USD
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664

PROPERTY FROM THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART, SOLD TO BENEFIT THE ACQUISITIONS FUND

A Continental gold and jewel mounted quartz snuff box, mid 19th century
Estimate
3,0005,000
LOT SOLD. 7,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A Continental gold and jewel mounted quartz snuff box, mid 19th century
of shell shape, the cover mounted with a gold female face within strapwork, the rim chased with a repeating border of small shells, the rim of the body with matted lambrequins, the thumbpiece of rubies, emeralds and diamonds set in silver
apparently unmarked
length 2 1/4 in.
5.7 cm
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Provenance

The Lesley and Emma Sheafer Collection, Bequest of  Emma A. Sheafer, 1973

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