01-14-2012 01-14-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2579B Boston
January 14, 2012 10:00 AMCalender
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French Enameled Copper Snuff Box

$356$300
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2579B Location: Boston Date / Time: January 14, 2012 10:00AM

Description:

French Enameled Copper Snuff Box, cushion-shaped, white enamel ground, painted with raised gilt decoration to floral swags, the hinged lid with pink and gray roundel of a girl and her dog by a stream, the body with two pink landscape roundels, each accented with gilt diapering on green ground, with gilt-metal mounts, ht. 1 3/4, wd. 3 1/8, dp. 2 5/8 in.
Estimate $500-700

with blue painted L and sword mark to underside. lid with chipped to perimeter edge and interior and exterior. light star crack showing to interior of lid. minor gilr wear.

Keywords

gilt-metal mounts