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Two Continental Snuff Boxes

Auction:
2888B
Lot:
46A
Sold for:
$431$350

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2888B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 08, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Two Continental Snuff Boxes, a French porcelain hen with silver mounts bearing faint French marks including late 19th century import mark, ht. 2, and an unmarked silver box with engraved decoration including a couple within rocaille scrollwork to the cover, lg. 3 1/4 in., approx. 2.3 troy oz.
Estimate $200-400


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Decorative arts, Rococo, Scroll, Silver, Snuff, Tobacco

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