07-10-2010 07-10-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2513 Boston
July 10, 2010 10:00 AMCalender
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Rococo Gold and Amber Snuff Box

$6,221$5,250
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2513 Location: Boston Date / Time: July 10, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Rococo Gold and Amber Snuff Box, possibly Dutch, mid 18th century, ovoid, the flat lid reverse incised with a scene of a figure and indistinct title, possibly Christ's resurrection, the gold edging to lid and body molded and engraved with rocaille, wd. 2 7/8 in.
Estimate $300-500

lid with old restoration to five breaks, partially onscuring the incised scene and title. hairline to front of lid. edges with light wear/chipping throughout. interior with a small edge chip. lid latch bearing three unidentified hallmarks.

Keywords

Amber Snuff Box, Gold