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A SWISS JEWELLED ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX

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Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000
ca. US$9,335 - US$12,447
Price realised:  £15,000
ca. US$23,338
Lot number 217, Views: 90

A SWISS JEWELLED ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX
BY JEAN-JOSEPH ISAAC BELLAMY, MARKED, GENEVA, CIRCA 1790, STRUCK WITH A PARISIAN POST-1838 STANDARD MARK FOR GOLD
A SWISS JEWELLED ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX BY JEAN-JOSEPH ISAAC BELLAMY, MARKED, GENEVA, CIRCA 1790, STRUCK WITH A PARISIAN POST-1838 STANDARD MARK FOR GOLD oval box, the cover, sides and base set with panels of dark blue enamel with taille d' é pargne scrolling gilt paillons and foliage with green enamel leaves, the cover centred with an octagonal enamel plaque of a shepherdess with her child, within a split-seed-pearl border 2¾ in. (70 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