Premium pages left without account:

Auction Pricedatabase

Auction: Auction 21.11.2000
was auctioned on: 21 November 2000
Upcoming auctions Auction Pricedatabase

AN UNUSUAL FRENCH JEWELLED AND ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX FOR EXPORTATION TO THE INDIAN MARKET

Archive
Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000
ca. US$8,558 - US$11,411
Price realised:  £7,050
ca. US$10,056
Lot number 271, Views: 83

AN UNUSUAL FRENCH JEWELLED AND ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX FOR EXPORTATION TO THE INDIAN MARKET by Louis-François-Tronquoy (fl. 1827-1871), marked, Paris, 1840-1870, with the French export mark for gold and silver 1840-1878 Rectangular box with rounded corners, enamelled all over in turquoise blue, the cover applied with an Indian elephant cast in gold and studded with a sapphire and diamonds, standing on a gold meadow set with emeralds and flowers in sapphires and various other gems, flanked by two gold trees studded with diamonds and ruby and emerald cabochons, within gold band border, the sides with gold tongue and leaf borders, the sides and base with taille d'épargne bright-cut gold interlacing strapwork 3.13/16 in. (97 mm.) wide

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Auction 21.11.2000
Date of the auction: 21 Nov 2000
Address: Christie's
London, King Street