01-14-2012 01-14-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2579B Boston
January 14, 2012 10:00 AMCalender
723

Continental Silver-mounted Enameled Copper Snuff Box

$385$325
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2579B Location: Boston Date / Time: January 14, 2012 10:00AM

Description:

Continental Silver-mounted Enameled Copper Snuff Box, late 18th/early 19th century, cushion shaped, with finely speckled blue and pink ground, the hinged lid with raised gilt and green decoration of Poseidon and consorts riding dolphins, the body with strapwork, lg. 3 3/8, ht. 1 5/8 in.
Estimate $400-600

one corner of base with chip and enamel loss (approx. 1/2 in.). overall small losses and/or firing flaws to applied decoration.

Keywords

Poseidon