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Auction: Auction 21.11.2000
was auctioned on: 21 November 2000
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A GEORGE III HARDSTONE AND GOLD SNUFF-BOX SET WITH A MINIATURE

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Estimate: £2,500 - £3,500
ca. US$3,566 - US$4,992
Price realised:  £4,465
ca. US$6,368
Lot number 29, Views: 20

A GEORGE III HARDSTONE AND GOLD SNUFF-BOX SET WITH A MINIATURE English, circa 1780/1790, struck with two French post-1893 import marks for gold, the miniature late 19th century Oval box, the cover centred with an oval portrait miniature depicting Tsar Peter the Great of Russia (1672-1725) with brown hair and moustache, in dark blue coat, surrounded by an engine-turned gold border engraved with interlacing reeded bands enclosing circular yellow moss-agate pellets, the sides similarly bordered with slightly larger hardstones, the base set with a bevelled red-brown striated agate plaque centred by a gold-mounted moss-agate tondo, reeded gold rims 36 in. (85 mm.) wide

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Auction 21.11.2000
Date of the auction: 21 Nov 2000
Address: Christie's
London, King Street