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A GOLD AND ENAMEL SNUFF BOX, GERMAN, CIRCA 1820

Estimate:

10,000 - 15,000 GBP

A GOLD AND ENAMEL SNUFF BOX, GERMAN, CIRCA 1820

A GOLD AND ENAMEL SNUFF BOX, GERMAN, CIRCA 1820

Estimate:

10,000 - 15,000 GBP

Lot sold:

11,340

GBP

A GOLD AND ENAMEL SNUFF BOX, GERMAN, CIRCA 1820


rectangular with rounded corners, the lid inset with a contemporary Geneva enamel plaque painted with a subject from Roman history, on a sablé ground, within taille d'épargne blue and gold leafy scroll borders, the sides with panels of wavy engine-turning within blue and gold enamel borders, the base with a central panel chased with an allegory of music and abundance, within differently patterned engine-turned borders, maker's mark GT incuse above a crowned lion rampant and between two French prestige marks, the rim numbered: 1019


9.3cm., 3⅝in. wide


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Very smart appearance, bar some tiny losses to blue enamel borders; hinges possibly redone as some small loss to enamel around that area


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