A SMALL GOLD AND ENAMEL TOOTHPICK CASE, PROBABLY HANAU, EARLY 19TH CENTURY
 A SMALL GOLD AND ENAMEL TOOTHPICK CASE, PROBABLY HANAU, EARLY 19TH CENTURY
 A SMALL GOLD AND ENAMEL TOOTHPICK CASE, PROBABLY HANAU, EARLY 19TH CENTURY
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A SMALL GOLD AND ENAMEL TOOTHPICK CASE, PROBABLY HANAU, EARLY 19TH CENTURY

Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 GBP

A SMALL GOLD AND ENAMEL TOOTHPICK CASE, PROBABLY HANAU, EARLY 19TH CENTURY

Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 GBP

Lot Sold:2,500GBP

Lot Details

Description

A SMALL GOLD AND ENAMEL TOOTHPICK CASE, PROBABLY HANAU, EARLY 19TH CENTURY


rectangular with cut corners, the lid with a panel painted en plein with chickens in a landscape on a translucent blue ground within gold paillon borders, the sides and base similarly enamelled within opaque white and gold borders, the lid later fitted with a mirror, marks rubbed, the left rim struck: 3303, to the sides,

6,9 cm. wide


Condition Report

Losses and partial restoration to enamel, overall nice appearance


"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

Cataloguing

Provenance

Anonymous vendor, Christie’s, Geneva, 19 May 1998, lot 216

STYLE: European Silver, Gold Boxes and Ceramics
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