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A four-colour gold snuff box, probably Hanau, circa 1765,
Estimate
4,0006,000
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507
A four-colour gold snuff box, probably Hanau, circa 1765,
Estimate
4,0006,000
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Style: European Silver, Ceramics, and Objects of Vertu

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A four-colour gold snuff box, probably Hanau, circa 1765,
rectangular, the lid chased with two turtledoves on Cupid's quiver on a sablé ground, the sides and base chased with symbols of harvest within fine sun-ray engine turning, French prestige marks, French hibou control mark; a gold-mounted hardstone snuff box, German, circa 1750, rectangular, the mounts engraved with interlaced garlands, the amethyst panels later, later French import marks only; and a silver-mounted burgauté lacquer snuff box, Paris, circa 1755, rectangular, the burgau and  mother of pearl inlays forming flower bouquets, silver thumbpiece, the silver-gilt rim with discharge mark of Julien Berthe, 1750-56
Quantity: 3
5,8cm, 2 1/4 in., 5.9cm., 2 3/8 in.; 6cm.., 2 3/8 in. wide
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Style: European Silver, Ceramics, and Objects of Vertu

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London