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Details & Cataloguing

Style: European Silver, Ceramics, and Objects of Vertu

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A Meissen silver-gilt-mounted oval snuff-box and cover, circa 1755
shell-moulded, enriched in gilding and lustre, the interior of the cover painted with a triple portrait, two of the sitters identified as Prince Louis Charles de Bourbon and his sister Princess Marie Zephirine de Bourbon, below a bird in a draped interior, the underside painted in purpurmalerei with buildings in landscape, the interior of the box richly gilt, the hinged mounts with scrolling foliate thumbpiece inset with precious stones  
6.8cm ., 2 3/4 in. wide
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Provenance

Galerie Stuker, Bern, November 1978, lot 200

Style: European Silver, Ceramics, and Objects of Vertu

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London