Lot 46
  • 46

A GOLD AND ENAMEL SNUFF BOX, PIERRE-ETIENNE THEREMIN, ST PETERSBURG, 1799

Estimate
5,000 - 7,000 EUR
Sold
10,000 EUR
bidding is closed

Description

circular, the lid inset with a contemporary circular plaque painted en grisaille with the seated figure of Justice accompanied by a putto scribe on translucent blue over sunray engine-turning, reeded silver frame, the sides and base also enamelled in dark translucent blue over wavy engine-turning within blue and white enamel bead and eye borders, maker's mark, assaymaster A. Yapunov, St Petersburg town mark and date
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