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Auction: Silver & Gold Boxes
was auctioned on: 18 May 2016
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A FRENCH ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX SET WITH AN ENAMEL PLAQUE ...

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Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000
ca. US$14,543 - US$21,815
Price realised:  £25,000
ca. US$36,359
Lot number 19, Views: 49

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 FRENCH 1809-1819 GUARANTEE MARK FOR GOLD
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 FRENCH 1809-1819 GUARANTEE MARK FOR GOLD rectangular box with rounded corners, the cover set with an enamel plaque depicting a view of Dresden Castle, with figures and landaus, signed 'B.v.' lower left, within a chased gold frame and dark-blue guilloch é enamel border, the sides and base set with panels of diaper-work engine-turning within dark-blue enamel fillets and chased foliate s ablé borders 3½ in. (88 mm.) wide

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Silver & Gold Boxes
Date of the auction: 18 May 2016
Address: Christie's
London