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A jewelled gold and enamel snuff box, Friedrich Fyrwald, Stockholm, 1794,

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Estimate:

6,000 - 8,000 GBP

A jewelled gold and enamel snuff box, Friedrich Fyrwald, Stockholm, 1794,

A jewelled gold and enamel snuff box, Friedrich Fyrwald, Stockholm, 1794,

Estimate:

6,000 - 8,000 GBP

Lot sold:

9,450

GBP

A jewelled gold and enamel snuff box, Friedrich Fyrwald, Stockholm, 1794,


oval, in Geneva taste, decorated in translucent blue enamel over sun-ray reeded engine-turning within opaque white enamel and colourful paillon borders, the lid later applied with an oval enamel plaque painted with a pastoral subject in a rose-cut diamond frame, maker’s mark, fully hallmarked for 20ct gold, in modern red leather case

6.7cm., 2⅝in. wide


(2)

a fine and rare box in good condition, bar a few small traces of restoration and some minor losses to enamel


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.

For information on the Stockholm goldsmith Friedrich Fyrwald, please see lot 12 in this sale.