A CONTINENTAL HARDSTONE SNUFF BOX MOUNTED IN GOLD AND JEWELS, PROBABLY GERMAN, 18TH-19TH CENTURY
A CONTINENTAL HARDSTONE SNUFF BOX MOUNTED IN GOLD AND JEWELS, PROBABLY GERMAN, 18TH-19TH CENTURY
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A CONTINENTAL HARDSTONE SNUFF BOX MOUNTED IN GOLD AND JEWELS, PROBABLY GERMAN, 18TH-19TH CENTURY

Estimate: 5,000 - 7,000 USD

A CONTINENTAL HARDSTONE SNUFF BOX MOUNTED IN GOLD AND JEWELS, PROBABLY GERMAN, 18TH-19TH CENTURY

Estimate: 5,000 - 7,000 USD

Lot Details

Description

A CONTINENTAL HARDSTONE SNUFF BOX MOUNTED IN GOLD AND JEWELS, PROBABLY GERMAN, 18TH-19TH CENTURY


rectangular, the cover mounted with silver-gilt figure of Diana with her hound, probably 18th century, the front with hare impaled by an arrow, surrounded by gem-set scrolls and matching thumbpiece

length 2⅝ in.

6.6 cm



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Cataloguing

Provenance

Lesley and Emma Sheafer Collection, Bequest of Emma A. Sheafer, 1973

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, sold

Sotheby's, New York, October 27, 2017, lot 61

STYLE: Furniture, Silver, Ceramics
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