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A FRENCH JEWELLED AND ENAMELLED GOLD PRESENTATION SNUFF-BOX ...

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Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000
ca. US$6,637 - US$9,956
Price realised:  £21,250
ca. US$35,262
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A FRENCH JEWELLED AND ENAMELLED GOLD PRESENTATION SNUFF-BOX
BY ALEXANDRE-RAOUL MOREL (FL. 1833-1850), MARKED, PARIS, CIRCA 1840, STRUCK WITH THE FRENCH THIRD STANDARD MARK FOR GOLD 1839-1919, WITH INVENTORY NUMBER 893
A FRENCH JEWELLED AND ENAMELLED GOLD PRESENTATION SNUFF-BOX BY ALEXANDRE-RAOUL MOREL (FL. 1833-1850), MARKED, PARIS, CIRCA 1840, STRUCK WITH THE FRENCH THIRD STANDARD MARK FOR GOLD 1839-1919, WITH INVENTORY NUMBER 893 Rectangular box with cut corners, the cover centred with the oriental inscription 'Mohammed Amiran' in rose-cut diamonds on a frosted gold ground, the border engraved with a band of scrolling foliage on a champlevé opaque sky-blue enamel ground applied with 22 old mine-cut diamonds, the sides of burnished gold, the cut corners and base enamelled in opaque sky-blue champlevé with engraved gold trailing foliage and intertwined bands 3 3/8 in. (86 mm.) wide

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Centuries of Style: Silver, European Ceramics, Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes
Date of the auction: 17 Nov 2009
Address: Christie's
17 November 2009, London, King Street