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Three silver-mounted enamel snuff boxes and a silver snuff box, mid 18th century
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499
Three silver-mounted enamel snuff boxes and a silver snuff box, mid 18th century
Estimate
3,5004,500
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Style: European Silver, Ceramics, and Objects of Vertu

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Three silver-mounted enamel snuff boxes and a silver snuff box, mid 18th century
the first octagonal émail de Saxe, circa 1735, the lid decorated in polychrome enamels and raised gilding with alternating vignettes and flowering branches, the sides swagged, the base with a mercantile quayside scene, reeded silver-gilt mounts and lining; two rectangular French examples with silver mounts, one painted with birds, flowers and fruit, the other with floral trelliswork enhanced with raised gilding, each with discharge mark of Julien Berthe, Paris, 1750-56; and a cartouche-shaped silver box chased with putti and small animals within strapwork, maker's mark possibly PLV, discharge mark of Louis Robin, Paris, 1738
Quantity: 4
6.5cm., 2 1/2 in.; 7.5cm., 3in.; 8.5 cm., 3 1/4 in.; 6.5 cm., 2 1/2 in.
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Style: European Silver, Ceramics, and Objects of Vertu

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London