A SWISS ENAMELED GOLD SNUFF BOX, CIRCA 1800
A SWISS ENAMELED GOLD SNUFF BOX, CIRCA 1800
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A SWISS ENAMELED GOLD SNUFF BOX, CIRCA 1800

Estimate: 18,000 - 22,000 USD

A SWISS ENAMELED GOLD SNUFF BOX, CIRCA 1800

Estimate: 18,000 - 22,000 USD

Lot Details

Description

A SWISS ENAMELED GOLD SNUFF BOX, CIRCA 1800


shallow rectangular, with cut corners, the cover with a richly colored image of the selling of Joseph into slavery, the surfaces with champlevé formal foliage and diaper on pale blue and white grounds

marked inside base and cover 18K, a crowned mark, and monogram mark not clear

length 3⅝ in.

9.2 cm

Condition Report

Restoration at both edges of scene.


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.

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


STYLE: Furniture, Silver, Ceramics
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