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TWO GOLD OR GILT-METAL MOUNTED TORTOISESHELL SNUFF BOXES, FRENCH, 19TH CENTURY

property from the collection of lord and lady fairhaven

TWO GOLD OR GILT-METAL MOUNTED TORTOISESHELL SNUFF BOXES, FRENCH, 19TH CENTURY

TWO GOLD OR GILT-METAL MOUNTED TORTOISESHELL SNUFF BOXES, FRENCH, 19TH CENTURY

Property from the Collection of Lord and Lady Fairhaven


TWO GOLD OR GILT-METAL MOUNTED TORTOISESHELL SNUFF BOXES, FRENCH, 19TH CENTURY


Both rectangular, the first inset with a gouache miniature of a landscape with figures and animals on a track, French School, late 18th century with gold mounts; the second set with a gouache miniature of a landscape with two riders pausing by a blasted tree, French School, late 18th century, in gilt-metal mounts, both apparently unmarked


10cm., 4 in. wide; 8.5cm., 3¼in. wide


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Both boxes in generally good condition.

First with a couple of nibbles to tortoiseshell at back on lid and base; the gilt mount to the glazed miniature not perfect.

Second in good condition.


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