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A gold, pearl and enamel musical snuff box, Moulinié, Bautte & Co., Geneva, 1804-1808
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A gold, pearl and enamel musical snuff box, Moulinié, Bautte & Co., Geneva, 1804-1808
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Details & Cataloguing

Style: European Silver, Ceramics, and Objects of Vertu

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A gold, pearl and enamel musical snuff box, Moulinié, Bautte & Co., Geneva, 1804-1808
of navette form, the lid painted with a herdswoman taking her charges to water, within a pearl border, the sides and base with blue translucent enamel on rayed engine-turning, the sides with oval flower-painted medallions within further pearls, half the interior with engine-turned cover concealing the musical movement with sliding keyhole cover, maker's mark, local 3rd standard mark, the right rim with French 3rd standard mark and departmental tête de coq for 1798-1809, the interior of the base numbered: 374
Quantity: 2
8 cm., 3 1/8 in. wide, with later key
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Provenance

Sale: Christie's, Geneva, 16 May 1984, lot 569

Style: European Silver, Ceramics, and Objects of Vertu

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