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Auction: Auction 19.11.1997
was auctioned on: 19 November 1997
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A GERMAN ROCOCO ENAMEL SNUFF-BOX WITH FRENCH SILVER MOUNTS

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Estimate: CHF1,000 - CHF1,500
ca. US$710 - US$1,066
Price realised:  CHF2,990
ca. US$2,125
Lot number 214, Views: 8

A GERMAN ROCOCO ENAMEL SNUFF-BOX WITH FRENCH SILVER MOUNTS the enamel Berlin, Fromery workshop, circa 1750, the silver mounts Paris, 1754/1755, with the discharge mark of Julien Berthe, maker's mark partly rubbed Rectangular white enamel box, the cover, sides and base decorated with silver-gilt raised scrolling foliage forming shaped reserves enclosing Chinoiserie scenes on the cover, and birds and flowersprays on the sides and base, painted in grey and purple camaïeu , some with blue sea-weed in between, reeded silver mounts with everted plain thumbpiece 77 mm. (3 in.) wide

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Auction 19.11.1997
Date of the auction: 19 Nov 1997
Address: Christie's
Geneva