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Auction: Auction 15.07.1998
was auctioned on: 15 July 1998
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A Louis XV silver-mounted white ground enamel snuff box

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Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500
ca. US$1,643 - US$2,465
Price realised:  £1,092
ca. US$1,795
Lot number 101, Views: 23

A Louis XV silver-mounted white ground enamel snuff box The mounts Paris, probably 1755, maker's mark indistinct Rectangular, the asymmetrical cartouches on the cover with a shepherd and shepherdess and a Chinoiserie group of children reserved in puce foliate scrolls, the coloured sides, base and sepia monochrome interior cover decorated in the manner of Engelbrecht with similarly reserved exotic birds, flowers and Oriental buildings, the interior base inscribed Nymphenburg 3.3/8in. (8.5cm.) long

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Auction 15.07.1998
Date of the auction: 15 Jul 1998
Address: Christie's
London, King Street