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Two Engraved Metal Snuff Boxes

Auction:
2922M
Lot:
103
Sold for:
$584$475

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2922M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 14, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Two Engraved Metal Snuff Boxes, England and Holland, mid-18th century, an oval brass box with engraved drinking scene on lid and "Thos Barnet/1756" in a rococo cartouche, and an oval copper box with scenes of lovers and people engaged in leisure activities, the inside of the lid stamped "IOHN HALE" above an "IH" cartouche, wd. to 4 1/2 in.
Estimate $400-600


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.

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Netherlands, United Kingdom, Box, Cartouche, Containers, Decorative arts, Ornaments

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