A TWO-COLOUR GOLD SNUFF BOX, PROBABLY GENEVA, 1798-1809
A TWO-COLOUR GOLD SNUFF BOX, PROBABLY GENEVA, 1798-1809
A TWO-COLOUR GOLD SNUFF BOX, PROBABLY GENEVA, 1798-1809
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A TWO-COLOUR GOLD SNUFF BOX, PROBABLY GENEVA, 1798-1809

Estimate: 2,500 - 3,500 GBP

A TWO-COLOUR GOLD SNUFF BOX, PROBABLY GENEVA, 1798-1809

Estimate: 2,500 - 3,500 GBP

Lot Sold:3,000GBP

Lot Details

Description

A TWO-COLOUR GOLD SNUFF BOX, PROBABLY GENEVA, 1798-1809


circular, with an engine-turned flower and lozenge pattern, framed by a chased floral border on a sablé ground, maker's mark rubbed, French departmental petite garantie

5.3cm., 2⅛in. diam

Condition Report

Two small dents to edge of the lid, only visible from the inside; the base rim slightly dented in two places; the engine turning in mint condition


"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."

STYLE: European Silver, Gold Boxes and Ceramics
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