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July 13, 2019 10:00 AMCalender

Continental Snuffbox

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Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3272BLocation: BostonDate / Time: July 13, 2019 10:00AM


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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