07-13-2019 07-13-2019
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3272B Boston
July 13, 2019 10:00 AMCalender
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Continental Snuffbox

$677$550
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3272B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 13, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Continental Snuffbox, possibly France, late 18th/early 19th century, the top mounted with a portrait miniature depicting a classically draped girl and an African child serving fruit to her, dia. 3 1/8 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Possible overpainting to sky on the upper left (does not fluoresce under blacklight but coloring/texture is off), small area of damage to middle right side. Exterior over-painted in a matte black. Several minor pinpricks to mounts.


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Keywords

France