拍品 59
  • 59

A GOLD AND PIETRA DURA SNUFF BOX, JOHANN CHRISTIAN NEUBER, DRESDEN, CIRCA 1770

估價
500,000 - 700,000 EUR
已售出
1,812,500 EUR
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描述

oval, the chased gold cagework inlaid on lid and base in a variety of hardstones including porphyry, bloodstone, agate, lapis and chalcedony with an architectural perspective of galeried arches framed by pillars set with oval moss agate panels and below loose laurel swags, the lid with a central lapis lazuli table, the sides with a similar arrangement of arches and pillars strikingly contrasting teal green chrysoprase arcades with bloodstone and orange agate pillarets below further laurel swags and moss agate ovals, the gold delicately engraved to emphasise the architectural elements and with narrow chevron borders to the sides, apparently unmarked, in plush-lined green shagreen case
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