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An enamelled and diamond-set box, Swiss for the Ottoman market, circa 1835
Estimate
8,00012,000
JUMP TO LOT
252
An enamelled and diamond-set box, Swiss for the Ottoman market, circa 1835
Estimate
8,00012,000
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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An enamelled and diamond-set box, Swiss for the Ottoman market, circa 1835
of hinged scalloped form, decorated in polychrome enamels with alternating cartouches containing floral arrangements and musical instruments, the base and interior of lid with floral bouquets, the cover applied with elaborate diamond mounts
2.2 by 7.6 by 5.6cm.
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Catalogue Note

During the nineteenth century, Swiss enamellers were among the many European craftsmen producing works of art for the luxury market in the Middle East. A similar enamelled box with the same silver diamond-set mounts, was sold in these rooms, 24 October 2007, lot 295.

Arts of the Islamic World including Fine Rugs and Carpets

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