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Musical Silver Snuff Box

Auction:
2345
Lot:
553
Sold for:
$2,703$2,300

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2345
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 29, 2006 10:00AM

Description:

Musical Silver Snuff Box, No. 1677, with monogram FP, sectional comb (teeth in groups of four), in silver case with continental hallmarks, silver-gilt interior, engine-turned on all sides, the lid with enamel portrait of a lady in rope-twist borders, wd. 3 1/2 in., cylinder 2 1/2 in.
Estimate $2,500-3,000

Keywords

Gold, Silver-gilt, Silversmithing