Sale 18CN03 | Lot 244

Continental Jeweled Gold-Mounted Enamel Snuff Box

Catalogue: English & Continental Furniture / Old Masters / Russian Works of Art

Lot Details

Lot 244
Continental Jeweled Gold-Mounted Enamel Snuff Box
19th century
Rectangular, with raised gilt scrolls and foliage on a pale blue ground, reserved with scenes of amorous couples in eighteenth-century dress with gem-set gold rim mount. Together with a Continental Gilt-Metal Mounted Enamel Oval Snuff Box, decorated with a dog on a pillow. Length of larger box 3 1/8 inches (7.94 cm).


Estimate: $1,200 - $1,800
Sold for $1,875 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Blue box: hairline crack to inside cover and some visible hairline cracks to outside cover on blue ground; front edge of base with area of restoration (at center) and underside of base with hairline crack (at center); mount with light scratches and bruises
Oval box: hairline cracks to cover; area of apparent restoration to enamel on one side of base.


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Estimate: $1,200 - $1,800
Sold for $1,875 (includes buyer's premium)

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English & Continental Furniture / Old Masters / Russian Works of Art

Wed, Oct 31, 2018 at 10am EDT
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