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Auction: Silver & Gold Boxes
was auctioned on: 18 May 2016
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A FRENCH ROYAL JEWELLED ENAMELLED PRESENTATION SNUFF-BOX

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Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000
ca. US$14,543 - US$21,815
Price realised:  £86,500
ca. US$125,803
Lot number 45, Views: 94

A FRENCH ROYAL JEWELLED ENAMELLED PRESENTATION SNUFF-BOX
BY PIERRE-ANDRÉ-MONTAUBAN (FL. 1806-1822), MARKED, PARIS, CIRCA 1808, WITH THE PARISIAN STANDARD MARKS FOR GOLD 1789-1809, THE FLANGE ENGRAVED WITH INVENTORY NUMBER 42 AND INSCRIBED BY THE RETAILER 'MARGUERITE JOAILLIER DE LA COURONNE DE LEURS MAJESTES IMPERIALES ET ROYALES'
A FRENCH ROYAL JEWELLED ENAMELLED PRESENTATION SNUFF-BOX BY PIERRE-ANDRÉ-MONTAUBAN (FL. 1806-1822), MARKED, PARIS, CIRCA 1808, WITH THE PARISIAN STANDARD MARKS FOR GOLD 1789-1809, THE FLANGE ENGRAVED WITH INVENTORY NUMBER 42 AND INSCRIBED BY THE RETAILER 'MARGUERITE JOAILLIER DE LA COURONNE DE LEURS MAJESTES IMPERIALES ET ROYALES' oval box, the sablé gold cover set with scrolling silver-mounted paste-set initial 'N' for Napoleon I (1804-1815), the sides and base set with panels of coin-pattern engine-turning within chased taille d'épargne dark-blue enamel foliage borders, the four pilasters with classical vases, in fitted red leather case 3½ in. (90 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