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Lot 15*
An early 19th century Swiss gold and enamelled 'Turkish Market' snuff box, by Jean-George Rémond, Geneva 1807-1814,
Sold for £7,200 (US$ 11,665) inc. premium

Lot Details
An early 19th century Swiss gold and enamelled 'Turkish Market' snuff box,
by Jean-George Rémond, Geneva 1807-1814,
of rectangular form with canted corners, the hinged cover with central rayed engine-turned ground within a scalloped border of translucent blue champlevé enamel demi-flowerheads on a pale green ground, the sides with a similar band forming the scalloped rim of the cover above wavy engine-turned panels separated by stiff leaf pilasters, the underside of the cover with a cartouche in the style of an armorial shield set on a translucent blue enamel ground , length 7.6cm.

Footnotes

  • For a box by the same maker with a similar scalloped border see The British Rail Pension Fund sale, Geneva May 1990, ex-lot 56.
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