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Continental White Metal Snuff Box with Allegorical Scene

Auction:
2379
Lot:
376
Sold for:
$147$125

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2379
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 06, 2007 10:00AM

Description:

Continental White Metal Snuff Box with Allegorical Scene, late 19th/early 20th century, the design by Antone Scharff of Austria, depicting a queen, possibly Catherine the Great, with female courtiers, and a man holding a large blue print, with tooled sides throughout, gilt rim, cranberry glass liner, full dia. 3 3/4 in.
Estimate $150-250

Keywords

Antone Scharff, Austria, Catherine the Great, Cranberry glass, Snuff, Tobacco

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