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Auction: Silver & Gold Boxes
was auctioned on: 18 May 2016
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A LOUIS XV VARI-COLOUR GOLD SNUFF-BOX

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Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000
ca. US$4,363 - US$7,271
Price realised:  £6,000
ca. US$8,726
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A LOUIS XV VARI-COLOUR GOLD SNUFF-BOX
BY PIERRE CERNEAU (FL. 1762-1783), MARKED, PARIS, 1773/1774, WITH THE CHARGE AND DECHARGE MARKS OF JULIEN ALATERRE 1768-1775
A LOUIS XV VARI-COLOUR GOLD SNUFF-BOX BY PIERRE CERNEAU (FL. 1762-1783), MARKED, PARIS, 1773/1774, WITH THE CHARGE AND DECHARGE MARKS OF JULIEN ALATERRE 1768-1775 oval box, the cover, sides and base set with panels of vertical fluting within chased narrow frames, the cover and base centred with oval sabl é cartouches chased with vari-colour gold musical and floral trophies, chased foliate sabl é borders, the side pilasters hung with laurel swags 2 in. (51 mm.) wide 1¾ oz. (52 gr.)

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Silver & Gold Boxes
Date of the auction: 18 May 2016
Address: Christie's
London