Lot 149
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NAPOLEON I. A GOLD AND ENAMEL IMPERIAL PRESENTATION PORTRAIT SNUFF BOX, GABRIEL-RAOUL MOREL, PARIS, 1812-1815 Napoleon I. A gold and enamel Imperial presentation portrait snuff box, Gabriel-Raoul Morel, Paris, 1812-1815

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40,000 - 60,000 GBP
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Description

rectangular, the lid inset with a miniature of Napoléon I, French School, after Robert Lefebvre, after 1812, wearing the red and dark green uniform of a colonel of the chasseurs à cheval, with the sash, star and badge of the Order of the Legion of Honour and the badge of the Iron Cross of Lombardy, within a rectangular spandrel chased with foliate scrolls on a matted ground, narrow black enamel frame, the sides and base diaper engine-turned within borders decorated with neo-classical ornament in blue enamel, maker's mark, baby's head 2me titre, petite garantie 1809-1819, the left rim stamped: 65 and engraved: No 234 PNA 1239MN 1239  
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