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French Silver-gilt and Hardstone Snuff Box

Auction:
2940B
Lot:
41
Sold for:
$615$500

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2940B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 06, 2016 4:00PM

Description:

French Silver-gilt and Hardstone Snuff Box, 20th century, maker's mark "GM/B," boar's head standard mark, with engraved floral sprays accenting a carved hardstone medallion to lid, wd. 2 3/4 in.
Estimate $400-600


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Ancient art, Ancient Greek sculpture, Ancient Roman sculpture, Decorative arts, Hardstone, Hardstone carving, Maker's Mark, Sculpture, Snuff, Visual arts

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