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Continental Silver and Enamel Snuff Box

Auction:
2542B
Lot:
708
Sold for:
$593$500

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2542B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 09, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Continental Silver and Enamel Snuff Box, late 19th century, unmarked, rectangular, with ogee edge, lid with central gray-blue enamel heraldic shield, on black and pearl gray Renaissance Revival scrolled ground, base with engine-turned engraving, interior gold-washed, wd. 3 1/8 in., approx. 3 troy oz.
Estimate $500-700

enameling to lid with a small chip to upper left, smaller chip to lower right, and light scratching. unmarked.

Keywords

Glass art, Heraldry, pottery, Vitreous enamel

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