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Auction: Auction 22.10.2003
was auctioned on: 22 October 2003
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A MEISSEN SILVER-MOUNTED GOLD-GROUND SNUFF BOX

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Estimate: US$3,000 - US$5,000
Price realised:  US$2,868
Lot number 435, Views: 36

A MEISSEN SILVER-MOUNTED GOLD-GROUND SNUFF BOX Circa 1750 Of oval form with everted upper portion supporting the cover, the top, front and back painted with European figures in conversation at the harborside, reserved within quatrefoil cartouches on the gold ground further reserved at the ends with foliate scrolls and strapwork, the underside in purpurmalerei with a harbor scene, the interior of the cover with a similar scene, the underside in purpurmalerei with a harbor scene 1 7/8in. (4.8cm.) high; 3in. (7.6cm.) wide

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Auction 22.10.2003
Date of the auction: 22 Oct 2003 - 23 Oct 2003
Address: Christie's
New York, Rockefeller Center