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Three objects of vertu, German, circa 1730-40
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Three objects of vertu, German, circa 1730-40
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Style: European Silver, Ceramics, and Objects of Vertu

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Three objects of vertu, German, circa 1730-40
comprising: an unusual papier-maché snuff box of cartouche form with waisted sides, the interior with fitted tray, lacquered overall with gilded chinoiserie subjects within elaborate scrolled frames on a black ground, reeded gilt-metal mounts, 10cm, 4in; a gold-mounted carnet, fastened by a gold pencil, each tortoiseshell panel inlaid in chased gold piqué posé with a dog and a peacock in exotic architectural landscapes, unmarked, 10cm, 4in; and a silver-gilt snuff box on the form of a seated lamb, wearing a paste-set collar with bell, the lid engraved with Bérainesque strapwork, 5.5cm, 2 1/8 in
Quantity: 3
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Style: European Silver, Ceramics, and Objects of Vertu

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London