Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

Christie's
10 June 2008, London, King Street

Date of the auction: 10.06.2008

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A SWISS ENAMELLED GOLD PRESENTATION SNUFF-BOX

A SWISS ENAMELLED GOLD PRESENTATION SNUFF-BOX
GENEVA, CIRCA 1830/40
A SWISS ENAMELLED GOLD PRESENTATION SNUFF-BOX GENEVA, CIRCA 1830/40 oval box, the cover centred with a gold medallion engraved with the tughra of Abdülmecid (1823-1861), Sultan of the Ottoman Empire 1839-1861, surrounded by a raised

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000

Date: 10 Jun 2008

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A SWISS PASTE-SET AND ENAMELLED GOLD PRESENTATION SNUFF-BOX ...

A SWISS PASTE-SET AND ENAMELLED GOLD PRESENTATION SNUFF-BOX
GENEVA, CIRCA 1830/40, MAKER'S MARK 'ICI' POSSIBLY FOR JOLY, CHENEVARD & JOYET, STRUCK WITH AN 18-CARAT GOLD MARK
A SWISS PASTE-SET AND ENAMELLED GOLD PRESENTATION SNUFF-BOX GENEVA, CIRCA 1830/40, MAKER'S MARK 'ICI' POSSIBLY FOR JOLY

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000

Date: 10 Jun 2008

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A SWISS ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX FOR THE ORIENTAL MARKET

A SWISS ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX FOR THE ORIENTAL MARKET
GENEVA, CIRCA 1830/40
A SWISS ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX FOR THE ORIENTAL MARKET GENEVA, CIRCA 1830/40 oval box, the cover and base centred by oval reserves with scalloped borders enamelled with flowers on cover and musical instruments on base

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 10 Jun 2008

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A SWISS ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX FOR THE ORIENTAL MARKET

A SWISS ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX FOR THE ORIENTAL MARKET
GENEVA, CIRCA 1830/40
A SWISS ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX FOR THE ORIENTAL MARKET GENEVA, CIRCA 1830/40 oval box with scalloped outline, the lid centred with a lilac enamelled reserve set with rose-cut diamonds surrounded by apple-green enamel

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £7,000 - £9,000

Date: 10 Jun 2008

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A SWISS ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX FOR THE ORIENTAL MARKET

A SWISS ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX FOR THE ORIENTAL MARKET
GENEVA, CIRCA 1830/40
A SWISS ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX FOR THE ORIENTAL MARKET GENEVA, CIRCA 1830/40 oval box, the cover centred with a pink enamelled wavy reserve with trophies of Gardening and Harvest, with a gold and white opaque enamel

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 10 Jun 2008

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A SWISS ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX FOR THE ORIENTAL MARKET

A SWISS ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX FOR THE ORIENTAL MARKET
GENEVA, CIRCA 1830/40
A SWISS ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX FOR THE ORIENTAL MARKET GENEVA, CIRCA 1830/40 oval box with scalloped outline with lilac enamel, the cover set with rose-cut diamonds, the base centred with a translucent blue enamel

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000

Date: 10 Jun 2008

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NICLAS LAFRENSEN (SWEDISH, 1737-1807)

NICLAS LAFRENSEN (SWEDISH, 1737-1807)
A young gentleman, in brown coat with white waistcoat and frilled cravat, powdered hair
NICLAS LAFRENSEN (SWEDISH, 1737-1807) A young gentleman, in brown coat with white waistcoat and frilled cravat, powdered hair on ivory oval, 1 13/16 in. (47 mm.) high

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 10 Jun 2008

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A VICTORIAN ROCK CRYSTAL CIGARETTE CASE WITH PAINTED SCENE ...

A VICTORIAN ROCK CRYSTAL CIGARETTE CASE WITH PAINTED SCENE
ENGLAND, CIRCA 1900
A VICTORIAN ROCK CRYSTAL CIGARETTE CASE WITH PAINTED SCENE ENGLAND, CIRCA 1900 rectangular box with curved corners, the inside cover engraved and painted with a horse drawn carriage travelling on a country lane, gold

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 10 Jun 2008

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DE MONTVAL (FRENCH, FL. C. 1806-1821)

DE MONTVAL (FRENCH, FL. C. 1806-1821)
A young lady, in grey dress trimmed in black satin ribbon and large white puff sleeves, a black belt with a gold buckle at her waist, feathers and a comb in her elaborately dressed hair
DE MONTVAL (FRENCH, FL. C. 1806-1821) A young lady, in grey dress trimmed in

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 10 Jun 2008

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JOSEPH DUBASTY (FRENCH, FL. C. 1810-1830)

JOSEPH DUBASTY (FRENCH, FL. C. 1810-1830)
Joseph Planté (1797-1878), in blue coat, yellow gilet and white knotted cravat, fair hair and sideburns
JOSEPH DUBASTY (FRENCH, FL. C. 1810-1830) Joseph Planté (1797-1878), in blue coat, yellow gilet and white knotted cravat, fair hair and sideburns signed

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 10 Jun 2008

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MARGUERITE GASTAL-LAËDERICH (FRENCH, FL. C. 1818-1830)

MARGUERITE GASTAL-LAËDERICH (FRENCH, FL. C. 1818-1830)
A lady, in white dress with diaphanous collar and tiered sleeves, her dark upswept in an Apollo knot
MARGUERITE GASTAL-LAËDERICH (FRENCH, FL. C. 1818-1830) A lady, in white dress with diaphanous collar and tiered sleeves, her dark upswept in an

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 10 Jun 2008

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A SWISS SPLIT-PEARL SET AND ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX

A SWISS SPLIT-PEARL SET AND ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX
BY JEAN-GEORGES REMOND, GENEVA, 1783-1792
A SWISS SPLIT-PEARL SET AND ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX BY JEAN-GEORGES REMOND, GENEVA, 1783-1792 rectangular box with cut corners, the cover, sides and base enamelled in salmon pink with gold paillons and

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000

Date: 10 Jun 2008

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A SWISS SPLIT-PEARL SET AND ENAMELLED GOLD BONBONNIÈRE

A SWISS SPLIT-PEARL SET AND ENAMELLED GOLD BONBONNIÈRE
BY JEAN-GEORGES REMOND (FL. 1783-1819), MARKED, GENEVA, CIRCA 1783/1792
A SWISS SPLIT-PEARL SET AND ENAMELLED GOLD BONBONNIÈRE BY JEAN-GEORGES REMOND (FL. 1783-1819), MARKED, GENEVA, CIRCA 1783/1792 circular box, the cover, sides and base

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 10 Jun 2008

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A SWISS ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX

A SWISS ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX
GENEVA, CIRCA 1800, MARKED WITH PRESTIGE MARKS INCLUDING THE PSEUDO-CHARGE MARK OF JULIEN ALATERRE
A SWISS ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX GENEVA, CIRCA 1800, MARKED WITH PRESTIGE MARKS INCLUDING THE PSEUDO-CHARGE MARK OF JULIEN ALATERRE rectangular box with rounded

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 10 Jun 2008

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ALOIS VON ANREITER (AUSTRIAN, 1803-1882)

ALOIS VON ANREITER (AUSTRIAN, 1803-1882)
Two children, one seated on a mustard coloured table covering, dressed in red and grey tartan dress and socks, black shoes, holding a crop in one hand, a dog's leash in the other, tied to a black and white spaniel, the other child in white dress, holding a

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Date: 10 Jun 2008

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PATRIZIUS KITTNER (BOHEMIAN, 1809-1900)

PATRIZIUS KITTNER (BOHEMIAN, 1809-1900)
A young lady called Princess Galitzin née Moisseff (1834-1914), in off-the-shoulder blue dress, black gauze stole over her shoulders, a gem-set black choker, gold earring and bracelets, her dark hair upswept, seated in an upholstered black chair; green drapery

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 10 Jun 2008

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PIERRE-ÉDOUARD DAGOTY (FRENCH, 1775-1871)

PIERRE-ÉDOUARD DAGOTY (FRENCH, 1775-1871)
A young gentleman, in dark blue coat, white striped waistcoat and knotted cravat with jewelled gold tie-pin, brown curling hair and sideburns
PIERRE-ÉDOUARD DAGOTY (FRENCH, 1775-1871) A young gentleman, in dark blue coat, white striped waistcoat and knotted

Lot #: 23

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 10 Jun 2008

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JOSEPH-MARIE BOUTON (FRANCO-SPANISH, 1768-1832)

JOSEPH-MARIE BOUTON (FRANCO-SPANISH, 1768-1832)
A young officer, in dark green coat with pale green collar and gold epaulettes, wearing the breast-star of the Royal Order of Spain
JOSEPH-MARIE BOUTON (FRANCO-SPANISH, 1768-1832) A young officer, in dark green coat with pale green collar and gold

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 10 Jun 2008

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JEAN-BAPTISTE SOYER (FRENCH, 1752-1828)

JEAN-BAPTISTE SOYER (FRENCH, 1752-1828)
A gentleman, in brown coat, white and yellow striped waistcoat and open white shirt, powdered hair and sideburns
JEAN-BAPTISTE SOYER (FRENCH, 1752-1828) A gentleman, in brown coat, white and yellow striped waistcoat and open white shirt, powdered hair and

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 10 Jun 2008

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JOSIF JOSIFOVICH DE VIVIEN DE CHÂTEAUBRUN (RUSSIAN, 1793-185...

JOSIF JOSIFOVICH DE VIVIEN DE CHÂTEAUBRUN (RUSSIAN, 1793-1852)
Ilya Ivanovich Baikov (1768-1838), in double-breasted loden green coat with gilt buttons, wearing the badges of the Imperial Russian Order of St. Anne (3rd class), the bronze medal for the Campaign of 1812 with the ribbon of St. Anne

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000

Date: 10 Jun 2008

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JEAN-BAPTISTE ISABEY (FRENCH, 1767-1855)

JEAN-BAPTISTE ISABEY (FRENCH, 1767-1855)
Comte Richard de Vesvrotte, officer of the Cuirassiers of the Royal Guard, in blue coat with red collar with silver lace, epaulettes and aiguillettes, steel cuirass charged with French Royal arms in gilt; stormy sky background
JEAN-BAPTISTE ISABEY (FRENCH

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Date: 10 Jun 2008

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A SWISS THREE-COLOUR GOLD SNUFF-BOX WITH ENAMEL MINIATURE

A SWISS THREE-COLOUR GOLD SNUFF-BOX WITH ENAMEL MINIATURE
NEUCHÂTEL, MARKED WITH TOWN MARK, MAKER'S MARK 'GT', CIRCA 1830
A SWISS THREE-COLOUR GOLD SNUFF-BOX WITH ENAMEL MINIATURE NEUCHÂTEL, MARKED WITH TOWN MARK, MAKER'S MARK 'GT', CIRCA 1830 rectangular box with rounded corners, the lid inset with

Lot #: 31

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 10 Jun 2008

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A SWISS PARCEL-ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX

A SWISS PARCEL-ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX
GENEVA, LATE 18TH CENTURY, MAKER'S MARK 'FC', WITH PRESTIGE MARKS
A SWISS PARCEL-ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX GENEVA, LATE 18TH CENTURY, MAKER'S MARK 'FC', WITH PRESTIGE MARKS rectangular box with cut corners, the lid and base with engine-turned panels with

Lot #: 32

Estimate: £2,500 - £3,500

Date: 10 Jun 2008

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A SWISS SPLIT-PEARL SET GOLD SNUFF-BOX WITH AN ENAMEL PLAQUE...

A SWISS SPLIT-PEARL SET GOLD SNUFF-BOX WITH AN ENAMEL PLAQUE
GENEVA, CIRCA 1860, WITH PRESTIGE MARKS
A SWISS SPLIT-PEARL SET GOLD SNUFF-BOX WITH AN ENAMEL PLAQUE GENEVA, CIRCA 1860, WITH PRESTIGE MARKS oval box, the cover centred with an enamel plaque of two ladies and a gentleman within a walled

Lot #: 33

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 10 Jun 2008

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A RUSSIAN PARCEL-ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX

A RUSSIAN PARCEL-ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX
ST. PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1850, WITH THE RUSSIAN 56-ZOLOTNIKI (14-CARAT GOLD) MARK, MAKER'S MARK PARTLY RUBBED, THE FLANGE STRUCK WITH INVENTORY NUMBER 2324
A RUSSIAN PARCEL-ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX ST. PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1850, WITH THE RUSSIAN 56-ZOLOTNIKI

Lot #: 34

Estimate: £2,500 - £3,500

Date: 10 Jun 2008

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FREDERIK CHRISTIAN CAMRADT (DANISH, 1762-1844)

FREDERIK CHRISTIAN CAMRADT (DANISH, 1762-1844)
Louise van Dockum (1809-1878), in lilac-coloured dress with ruched bodice and puff sleeves, white underslip, gold necklace and drop earrings, her hair elaborately dressed in ringlets
FREDERIK CHRISTIAN CAMRADT (DANISH, 1762-1844) Louise van Dockum

Lot #: 36

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,500

Date: 10 Jun 2008

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FRÉDÉRIC DUBOIS (FRENCH, FL. C. 1780-1819)

FRÉDÉRIC DUBOIS (FRENCH, FL. C. 1780-1819)
A young gentleman, in blue coat, white waistcoat and tied cravat, powdered hair
FRÉDÉRIC DUBOIS (FRENCH, FL. C. 1780-1819) A young gentleman, in blue coat, white waistcoat and tied cravat, powdered hair signed 'Dubois' (mid left) on ivory 2¾ in. (70 mm

Lot #: 39

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 10 Jun 2008

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EMILIE LACHAUD DE LOQUEYSSIE, NÉE HEBENSTREIT (GERMAN, 1793-...

EMILIE LACHAUD DE LOQUEYSSIE, NÉE HEBENSTREIT (GERMAN, 1793-1863)
A young lady, in blue dress with green sash, an ochre-coloured stole over her left shoulder, gold earring, dark curling hair
EMILIE LACHAUD DE LOQUEYSSIE, NÉE HEBENSTREIT (GERMAN, 1793-1863) A young lady, in blue dress with green

Lot #: 40

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 10 Jun 2008

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FRENCH SCHOOL, CIRCA 1810

FRENCH SCHOOL, CIRCA 1810
A young gentleman wearing spectacles, in black coat and waistcoat, knotted white cravat; together with a gentleman in black high-collared coat, white stock
FRENCH SCHOOL, CIRCA 1810 A young gentleman wearing spectacles, in black coat and waistcoat, knotted white cravat

Lot #: 41

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 10 Jun 2008

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A SWISS ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX

A SWISS ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX
GENEVA, CIRCA 1800
A SWISS ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX GENEVA, CIRCA 1800 rectangular with cut corners, the cover enamelled en plein with a rectangular reserve and painted with a Greek oracle scene, bordered by alternating stripes of opaque white enamel and guilloché

Lot #: 42

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 10 Jun 2008