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Auction: Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes
was auctioned on: 27 November 2007
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A SWISS ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX FOR THE ORIENTAL MARKET

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Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000
ca. US$10,356 - US$14,499
Price realised:  £8,125
ca. US$16,829
Lot number 60, Views: 84

A SWISS ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX FOR THE ORIENTAL MARKET
GENEVA, CIRCA 1840
A SWISS ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX FOR THE ORIENTAL MARKET GENEVA, CIRCA 1840 oval box, the cover centred with a green enamelled wavy reserve painted with a bouquet of flowers, within a white enamel border, surrounded by a salmon pink taille d'épargne band with white, green, blue and red enamelled ribbons and scrolls, the base similarly decorated with inversed colours, lid and base with raised gold border, the sides enamelled with flowersprays within green reserves on a salmon pink ground, scalloped flange 3 3/8 in. (86 mm.) wide

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes
Date of the auction: 27 Nov 2007
Address: Christie's
27 November 2007, London, King Street