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Continental Silver Gilt, Stone-set, and Patinated Metal Automaton Mounted T Box, late 19th century, the oval bombe body engraved with d

Auction:
2332
Lot:
123
Sold for:
$999$850

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2332
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 07, 2006 10:00AM

Description:

Continental Silver Gilt, Stone-set, and Patinated Metal Automaton Mounted T Box, late 19th century, the oval bombe body engraved with dense foliates with traces of enameling, set with faceted red stones and cabochon turquoise stones, lid with mixed patinated metal miniature automaton under glass of a lady playing harp for a gentleman, on painted and stone accented ground, the interior of lid showing latch for moving elements (possibly the lady's arm), wd. 3 in.
Estimate $100-175

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metal miniature automaton, Arts and crafts, Automaton, Cabochon, Gemstones, Turquoise, Vitreous enamel

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