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A SWISS ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX SET WITH AN ENAMEL MINIATUR...

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Estimate: £12,000 - £18,000
ca. US$18,670 - US$28,006
Price realised:  £16,875
ca. US$26,255
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A SWISS ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX SET WITH AN ENAMEL MINIATURE
BY GUIDON, GIDE & BLONDET FILS (FL. 1801-1804), MARKED, GENEVA, CIRCA 1800, THE ENAMEL PLAQUE BY JEAN-LOUIS RICHTER (1766-1841), SIGNED LOWER LEFT, STRUCK WITH TWO FRENCH POST-1838 RESTRICTED WARRANTY MARKS FOR GOLD
A SWISS ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX SET WITH AN ENAMEL MINIATURE BY GUIDON, GIDE & BLONDET FILS (FL. 1801-1804), MARKED, GENEVA, CIRCA 1800, THE ENAMEL PLAQUE BY JEAN-LOUIS RICHTER (1766-1841), SIGNED LOWER LEFT, STRUCK WITH TWO FRENCH POST-1838 RESTRICTED WARRANTY MARKS FOR GOLD oval box, the cover, sides and base set with panels enamelled in translucent royal blue on wavy engine-turned reeding, framed by opaque blue, black and white enamelled bands interspersed with engraved gold demi-lunes , the cover inset with a rectangular enamel plaque with domed top and bottom painted with a bouquet of flowers in a vase on a ledge against a landscape background, within engraved gold mount, flanked by two fan-shaped chased gold plaques, the square pilasters of the sides enamelled in black and blue, the base enamelled with a bouquet of flowers 3¼ in. (84 mm.) wide

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Centuries of Style: Silver, European Ceramics, Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes
Date of the auction: 2 Jun 2015 - 3 Jun 2015
Address: Christie's
2-3 June 2015, London, King Street