Silver & Gold Boxes

Christie's
London

Date of the auction: 18.05.2016

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A CONTINENTAL GOLD ÉTUI

A CONTINENTAL GOLD ÉTUI
CIRCA 1760
A CONTINENTAL GOLD ÉTUI CIRCA 1760 tapering étui cast and chased as a lady dressed in classical drapery with rocaille and scroll details, hinged at the bust 4¼ in. (112 mm.) high

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 18 May 2016

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A FRENCH GOLD-MOUNTED HARDSTONE BONBONNIÈRE SET WITH A MICRO...

A FRENCH GOLD-MOUNTED HARDSTONE BONBONNIÈRE SET WITH A MICROMOSAIC PLAQUE
BY J B BOUCHER (FL. 1809-1822), MARKED, PARIS, STRUCK WITH THE PARISIAN GUARANTEE MARK FOR GOLD 1798-1809, THE MICROMOSAIC, ROME, CIRCA 1810
A FRENCH GOLD-MOUNTED HARDSTONE BONBONNIÈRE SET WITH A MICROMOSAIC PLAQUE BY J B

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000

Date: 18 May 2016

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A LOUIS XV VARI-COLOUR GOLD SNUFF-BOX

A LOUIS XV VARI-COLOUR GOLD SNUFF-BOX
BY PIERRE CERNEAU (FL. 1762-1783), MARKED, PARIS, 1773/1774, WITH THE CHARGE AND DECHARGE MARKS OF JULIEN ALATERRE 1768-1775
A LOUIS XV VARI-COLOUR GOLD SNUFF-BOX BY PIERRE CERNEAU (FL. 1762-1783), MARKED, PARIS, 1773/1774, WITH THE CHARGE AND DECHARGE MARKS OF

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 18 May 2016

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A LOUIS XVI VARI-COLOUR GOLD SNUFF-BOX

A LOUIS XVI VARI-COLOUR GOLD SNUFF-BOX
BY NICOLAS MARGUERIT (FL. 1763-1790), MARKED, PARIS, 1780/1781, WITH THE CHARGE MARK OF JEAN-BAPTISTE FOUACHE 1775-1780 AND THE FIRST DECHARGE MARK OF HENRI CLAVEL 1780-1782
A LOUIS XVI VARI-COLOUR GOLD SNUFF-BOX BY NICOLAS MARGUERIT (FL. 1763-1790), MARKED

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 18 May 2016

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A FRENCH GOLD BONBONNIÈRE SET WITH A MICROMOSAIC PLAQUE

A FRENCH GOLD BONBONNIÈRE SET WITH A MICROMOSAIC PLAQUE
BY GABRIEL-RAOUL MOREL (FL. 1797-1832), MARKED, PARIS, CIRCA 1830, WITH THE PARISIAN THIRD STANDARD MARK AND GUARANTEE MARK FOR GOLD 1819-1838 AND THE PARISIAN POST-REVOLUTIONARY UNOFFICIAL STANDARD MARK FOR 18 CARAT GOLD, THE MICROMOSAIC

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 18 May 2016

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A FRENCH ROYAL JEWELLED PARCEL-ENAMELLED GOLD PRESENTATION S...

A FRENCH ROYAL JEWELLED PARCEL-ENAMELLED GOLD PRESENTATION SNUFF-BOX
BY ETIENNE-LUCIEN BLERZY (FL. 1801-1808), MARKED, PARIS, CIRCA 1809, STRUCK WITH THE INVENTORY NUMBER 399, THE 1797 PARISIAN GUARANTEE MARK FOR GOLD ITEMS AND THE 1809 PARISIAN REVIEW MARK FOR SMALL GOLD ITEMS
A FRENCH ROYAL

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Date: 18 May 2016

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A LOUIS XVI ENAMELLED VARI-COLOUR GOLD BONBONNIÈRE

A LOUIS XVI ENAMELLED VARI-COLOUR GOLD BONBONNIÈRE
BY GEORGE-ANTOINE CROZE (FL. 1777-1790), MARKED, PARIS, 1778/1779, THE FLANGE ENGRAVED 'DU PETIT DUNKERQUE' AND WITH AN INVENTORY NUMBER 235, WITH THE CHARGE AND DECHARGE MARKS OF JEAN-BAPTISTE FOUACHE 1774-1780, LATER STRUCK WITH TWO FRENCH

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000

Date: 18 May 2016

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A FRENCH JEWELLED ENAMELLED GOLD IMPERIAL PRESENTATION SNUFF...

A FRENCH JEWELLED ENAMELLED GOLD IMPERIAL PRESENTATION SNUFF-BOX
BY ALEXANDRE-RAOUL MOREL (FL. 1833-1850), MARKED, PARIS, CIRCA 1850
A FRENCH JEWELLED ENAMELLED GOLD IMPERIAL PRESENTATION SNUFF-BOX BY ALEXANDRE-RAOUL MOREL (FL. 1833-1850), MARKED, PARIS, CIRCA 1850 lobed oval shaped box, the cover

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £12,000 - £18,000

Date: 18 May 2016

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A FRENCH ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX SET WITH AN ENAMEL PLAQUE ...

A FRENCH ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX SET WITH AN ENAMEL PLAQUE
BY LÉGER-FORTUNÉ-ALEXANDRE RICART (FL. 1808-1818), MARKED, PARIS, CIRCA 1810, THE COVER ENGRAVED ' CASTELLANI IN ROMA ', THE FLANGE STAMPED WITH AN INVENTORY NUMBER 436, STRUCK WITH THE 1797 PARISIAN GUARANTEE MARK FOR GOLD ITEMS AND THE

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Date: 18 May 2016

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A SWISS ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX

A SWISS ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX
BY GUIDON, RÉMOND & GIDE (FL. 1792-1801), MARKED, GENEVA, CIRCA 1800
A SWISS ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX BY GUIDON, RÉMOND & GIDE (FL. 1792-1801), MARKED, GENEVA, CIRCA 1800 rectangular box with canted corners, the cover set with an enamel plaque depicting a harbour

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Date: 18 May 2016

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A LOUIS XV GOLD SNUFF-BOX

A LOUIS XV GOLD SNUFF-BOX
BY PIERRE-FRANÇOIS DELAFONS (FL. 1732-1784), MARKED, PARIS, 1733/1734, WITH THE CHARGE AND DECHARGE MARKS OF HUBERT LOUVET 1732-1738
A LOUIS XV GOLD SNUFF-BOX BY PIERRE-FRANÇOIS DELAFONS (FL. 1732-1784), MARKED, PARIS, 1733/1734, WITH THE CHARGE AND DECHARGE MARKS OF HUBERT

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Date: 18 May 2016

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A GEORGE I TORTOISESHELL AND GOLD PIQUÉ-WORK SNUFF-BOX

A GEORGE I TORTOISESHELL AND GOLD PIQUÉ-WORK SNUFF-BOX
LONDON, CIRCA 1720
A GEORGE I TORTOISESHELL AND GOLD PIQUÉ-WORK SNUFF-BOX LONDON, CIRCA 1720 rectangular box of blonde tortoiseshell with canted corners, the cover overlaid with gold cagework depicting a classical scene with figures, dogs and

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,800

Date: 18 May 2016

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AN ITALIAN GOLD AND TORTOISESHELL PIQUÉ SNUFF-BOX

AN ITALIAN GOLD AND TORTOISESHELL PIQUÉ SNUFF-BOX
PROBABLY NAPLES, CIRCA 1810, LATER STRUCK WITH A DUTCH IMPORT MARK FOR GOLD
AN ITALIAN GOLD AND TORTOISESHELL PIQUÉ SNUFF-BOX PROBABLY NAPLES, CIRCA 1810, LATER STRUCK WITH A DUTCH IMPORT MARK FOR GOLD rectangular box with rounded corners, the cover

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £12,000 - £18,000

Date: 18 May 2016

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A SET OF THREE SWISS JEWELLED ENAMELLED GOLD ZARFS

A SET OF THREE SWISS JEWELLED ENAMELLED GOLD ZARFS
GENEVA, CIRCA 1830
A SET OF THREE SWISS JEWELLED ENAMELLED GOLD ZARFS GENEVA, CIRCA 1830 each of typical form, with scalloped diamond-set foot and rim and pierced enamelled sides, one set with twenty four cushion-cut diamonds, one with twenty four

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £20,000 - £30,000

Date: 18 May 2016

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A FRENCH GOLD-MOUNTED TORTOISESHELL BONBONNIÈRE

A FRENCH GOLD-MOUNTED TORTOISESHELL BONBONNIÈRE
BY ADRIEN-JEAN-MAXIMILIEN VACHETTE (FL. 1753-1839), MARKED, PARIS, WITH THE PARISIAN SECOND STANDARD MARK FOR GOLD 1809-1819 AND THE PARISIAN POST-REVOLUTIONARY MARK FOR 18 CARAT GOLD, THE FLANGE ENGRAVED 'VACHETTE BIJOUTIER A PARIS 20 K . 5 / 3.2

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 18 May 2016

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A REGENCY GOLD-MOUNTED TORTOISESHELL SNUFF-BOX

A REGENCY GOLD-MOUNTED TORTOISESHELL SNUFF-BOX
LONDON, CIRCA 1830
A REGENCY GOLD-MOUNTED TORTOISESHELL SNUFF-BOX LONDON, CIRCA 1830 oval gold-lined tortoiseshell box, the cover set with an oval gilt-brass plaque depicting the interior of an inn, applied chased foliate thumbpiece, the interior cover

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 18 May 2016

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A GEORGE III JEWELLED GOLD-MOUNTED GLASS AND HARDSTONE NÉCES...

A GEORGE III JEWELLED GOLD-MOUNTED GLASS AND HARDSTONE NÉCESSAIRE
LONDON, CIRCA 1765/1770
A GEORGE III JEWELLED GOLD-MOUNTED GLASS AND HARDSTONE NÉCESSAIRE LONDON, CIRCA 1765/1770 tapering flattened rectangular glass étui painted to resemble beige agate, with slightly arched hinged agate cover and

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 18 May 2016

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A GERMAN JEWELLED ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX

A GERMAN JEWELLED ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX
BY CARL MARTIN WEISHAUPT AND SONS (FL. FROM 1837), MARKED, HANAU, CIRCA 1860, THE FLANGE STAMPED WITH INVENTORY NUMBER 585
A GERMAN JEWELLED ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX BY CARL MARTIN WEISHAUPT AND SONS (FL. FROM 1837), MARKED, HANAU, CIRCA 1860, THE FLANGE

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 18 May 2016

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A SWISS ENAMELLED GOLD PILL-BOX

A SWISS ENAMELLED GOLD PILL-BOX
GENEVA, CIRCA 1810, STRUCK WITH INVENTORY NUMBER 764 AND TWO FRENCH POST-1838 RESTRICTED WARRANTY MARKS FOR GOLD
A SWISS ENAMELLED GOLD PILL-BOX GENEVA, CIRCA 1810, STRUCK WITH INVENTORY NUMBER 764 AND TWO FRENCH POST-1838 RESTRICTED WARRANTY MARKS FOR GOLD oval box

Lot #: 31

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 18 May 2016

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A SWISS ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX

A SWISS ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX
GENEVA, CIRCA 1810
A SWISS ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX GENEVA, CIRCA 1810 rectangular box with rounded corners, the cover, sides and base set with panels of alternating stripes of vertical and horizontal engine-turning, with polished gold panels of taille d’épargne

Lot #: 33

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 18 May 2016

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A GERMAN ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX

A GERMAN ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX
MAKER'S MARK A P C CROWNED, HANAU, CIRCA 1780
A GERMAN ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX MAKER'S MARK A P C CROWNED, HANAU, CIRCA 1780 oval box, the cover, sides and base each centred with a shaped cartouche enamelled with scenes from the classics, within scrolling rocaille

Lot #: 34

Estimate: £20,000 - £30,000

Date: 18 May 2016

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A FRENCH GOLD SNUFF-BOX

A FRENCH GOLD SNUFF-BOX
BY HONORÉ-HENRY RÉMY, MARKED, PARIS, CIRCA 1810, WITH THE PARISIAN POST-REVOLUTIONARY UNOFFICIAL STANDARD MARK FOR 18 CARAT GOLD AND THE PARISIAN THIRD STANDARD GUARANTEE MARKS FOR GOLD, THE INTERIOR COVER AND FLANGE LATER ENGRAVED WITH A CREST AND INSCRIPTION
A FRENCH GOLD

Lot #: 35

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 18 May 2016

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AN AUSTRIAN VARI-COLOUR GOLD SNUFF-BOX

AN AUSTRIAN VARI-COLOUR GOLD SNUFF-BOX
MAKER'S MARK P G, VIENNA, CIRCA 1830
AN AUSTRIAN VARI-COLOUR GOLD SNUFF-BOX MAKER'S MARK P G, VIENNA, CIRCA 1830 rectangular box with canted corners, the cover, sides and base set with panels of peak-pattern engine-turning within polished gold frames, slightly

Lot #: 36

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 18 May 2016

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A GERMAN VARI-COLOUR GOLD SNUFF-BOX

A GERMAN VARI-COLOUR GOLD SNUFF-BOX
HANAU, CIRCA 1820, THE FLANGE STAMPED WITH INVENTORY NUMBER 2979
A GERMAN VARI-COLOUR GOLD SNUFF-BOX HANAU, CIRCA 1820, THE FLANGE STAMPED WITH INVENTORY NUMBER 2979 rectangular box, the cover, sides and base set with panels of peak and chevron-pattern

Lot #: 37

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 18 May 2016

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A FRENCH ART DECO JEWELLED GOLD COMPACT

A FRENCH ART DECO JEWELLED GOLD COMPACT
BY CARTIER, CIRCA 1930
A FRENCH ART DECO JEWELLED GOLD COMPACT BY CARTIER, CIRCA 1930 square box, the cover, sides and base with engine-turned sun-burst pattern, diamond-set raised pushpiece, the interior cover set with a mirror, signed Cartier Paris 4285 , in

Lot #: 38

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 18 May 2016

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AN AMERICAN JEWELLED ENAMELLED VARI-COLOUR GOLD CIGARETTE CA...

AN AMERICAN JEWELLED ENAMELLED VARI-COLOUR GOLD CIGARETTE CASE
20TH CENTURY
AN AMERICAN JEWELLED ENAMELLED VARI-COLOUR GOLD CIGARETTE CASE 20TH CENTURY rectangular case, the cover, sides and base of engine-turned vari-colour gold inter-locking squares, the two ends enamelled to resemble

Lot #: 39

Estimate: £2,500 - £3,500

Date: 18 May 2016

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A CONTINENTAL ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX

A CONTINENTAL ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX
CIRCA 1820, UNIDENTIFIED MARK
A CONTINENTAL ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX CIRCA 1820, UNIDENTIFIED MARK rectangular box, the cover, sides and base set with panels chased and engraved with exotic birds, flower-heads and foliage within opaque dark blue enamel filets

Lot #: 40

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 18 May 2016

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A CONTINENTAL ENAMELLED GOLD BANGLE

A CONTINENTAL ENAMELLED GOLD BANGLE
EARLY 19TH CENTURY
A CONTINENTAL ENAMELLED GOLD BANGLE EARLY 19TH CENTURY hinged polished gold bangle, with painted enamel scene of a hunting party in a wooded landscape, within chased borders set with taille d'épargne black enamel scrolls 2½ in. (65 mm.) diam

Lot #: 41

Estimate: £2,500 - £3,500

Date: 18 May 2016

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A CONTINENTAL GOLD SNUFF-BOX

A CONTINENTAL GOLD SNUFF-BOX
PROBABLY ITALIAN, 19TH CENTURY
A CONTINENTAL GOLD SNUFF-BOX PROBABLY ITALIAN, 19TH CENTURY shaped rectangular box, the cover, sides and base set with panels of engine-turning and chased with scrolls and foliage within polished gold borders, the cover centred with a

Lot #: 42

Estimate: £2,500 - £3,500

Date: 18 May 2016

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A FRENCH ENAMELLED GOLD BOîTE-A-JOURNÉE

A FRENCH ENAMELLED GOLD BOîTE-A-JOURNÉE
BY MOYSE-JACQUES DECOR, MARKED, PARIS, CIRCA 1835, WITH THE PARISIAN THIRD STANDARD MARK AND GUARANTEE MARK FOR GOLD 1819-1838, LATER STRUCK WITH TWO FRENCH POST-1838 RESTRICTED WARRANTY MARKS FOR GOLD
A FRENCH ENAMELLED GOLD BOîTE-A-JOURNÉE BY MOYSE-JACQUES

Lot #: 43

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 18 May 2016