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A SWISS JEWELLED ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX

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Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000
ca. US$12,781 - US$19,172
Price realised:  £20,000
ca. US$25,562
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A SWISS JEWELLED ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX
BY SENÉ & DETALLA (FL. C. 1795-1805), MARKED, GENEVA, CIRCA 1800
A SWISS JEWELLED ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX BY SENÉ & DETALLA (FL. C. 1795-1805), MARKED, GENEVA, CIRCA 1800 oval box, the cover, sides and base set with panels of opalescent mauve enamel on a moir é pattern engine-turned gold ground, the cover with an outer border of seed-pearls and centred with a shaped rectangular enamel plaque depicting lovers in a pastoral scene, within gold taille d’épargne and opaque sky-blue enamel borders with similar vase pilasters, in fitted black leather box stamped 'Vedova Arrigoni Milano' 3 in. (76 mm.) wide

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Opulence: Silver, Gold Boxes, 19th Century Furniture & Works of Art
Date of the auction: 6 Jun 2017
Address: Christie's
London