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Auction: Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes
was auctioned on: 10 June 2008
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A SWISS ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX

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Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000
ca. US$11,789 - US$15,719
Price realised:  £7,500
ca. US$14,736
Lot number 64, Views: 106

A SWISS ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX
GENEVA, CIRCA 1800, BEARING PRESTIGE MARKS
A SWISS ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX GENEVA, CIRCA 1800, BEARING PRESTIGE MARKS rectangular with rounded corners, the cover and base enamelled in opaque mauve within dark blue paillon borders, the sides similarly enamelled within gold paillon border, the corners enamelled and painted in blue and gold, the cover centred by an octagonal reserve painted with a romantic encounter between a solider and a young lady in a woodland landscape, the base centred with a paillon of an urn with leaves and swags 3½ in. (90 mm.) wide

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes
Date of the auction: 10 Jun 2008
Address: Christie's
10 June 2008, London, King Street