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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 SET WITH AN ENAMEL PLAQUE ...

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Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000
ca. US$5,894 - US$9,824
Price realised:  £4,375
ca. US$8,596
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A SWISS ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX SET WITH AN ENAMEL PLAQUE
GENEVA, CIRCA 1790, STRUCK WITH PRESTIGE MARKS
A SWISS ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX SET WITH AN ENAMEL PLAQUE GENEVA, CIRCA 1790, STRUCK WITH PRESTIGE MARKS oval box, the cover, sides and base enamelled in blue and white with a geometric pattern of quatrefoils and gold paillons , within opaque white enamel bands, the rectangular side panels divided by urns enamelled in blue on a frosted ground, the cover centred with an enamel plaque depicting a young lady in a landscape reading a letter, the gold borders on cover, sides and base set with blue and white enamel flowers and green leaves on a frosted ground 2 5/8 in. (67 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