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A gold and enamel snuff box, Frantz Bergs, Stockholm, probably circa 1730

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Estimate:

40,000

to
- 60,000 GBP

A gold and enamel snuff box, Frantz Bergs, Stockholm, probably circa 1730

A gold and enamel snuff box, Frantz Bergs, Stockholm, probably circa 1730

Estimate:

40,000

to
- 60,000 GBP

A gold and enamel snuff box, Frantz Bergs, Stockholm, probably circa 1730


of compressed cartouche form, elaborately chased, after the designs of Meissonnier, with rococo shells and trailing flowers, on the lid the reclining figure of Juno with her peacock by a fountain, the ground enamelled in translucent green, base struck only with maker's mark and: 21K,

8.1cm., 3 1/4 in. wide


substantial restoration to enamel; the lid has been re-lined;

the wonderful chasing and casting in crisp 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."

The collection of Mrs R. Saunders; sale, Sotheby's, 1 June 1970, lot 155