World Treasures: Important Russian, Asian, European & American Works
November 19th & 20th, 2013
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Lot 9
A GOLD ENAMELED AND GEMSET SNUFF BOX, PROBABLY FRENCH, 19TH CENTURY.  The elongated oval box with guilloche enameled sides, base and lid depicting silhouetted trees against a wavy ground covered in translucent gold enamel. The edges in cloisonné enameled scrolling laurels and interspersed with Grecian urns. The hinged lid set with a circular carved carnelian seal incised with Arabic script and encircled by diamonds. The interior with faint maker’s marks, perhaps FS and with later (circa 1930) Soviet control marks for Moscow and 18kt. (750). Length 2.8 inches (7.2 cm).
Estimate:  $3,000 - 5,000  
Price Realized: $11,250.00
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