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French Enamel Double-lidded Box

Auction:
2183
Lot:
905
Sold for:
$823$700

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Auction:
Sale #2183 - 2183
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 25, 2003 10:00AM

Description:

French Enamel Double-lidded Box, 19th century, waisted oblong, pink ground decorated with gilt scrolls and with reserve cartouches of flowers, the two hinged lids at either end with scenes of courting couples in pastoral landscapes, lg. 3 3/8 in.; sold together with three enamel bottle tickets, all cartouche shaped with foliates, labeled "Rhum," "Cherry Brandy," and "Hand Lotion," (4 items total).
Estimate $200-300

Keywords

Cherry Brandy, Hieroglyphs