A Schrezheim box in the form of a pug circa 1761-70
Lot 37
A very rare Schrezheim gilt-metal-mounted snuff box in the form of a pug, circa 1761-70
Sold for £24,000 (US$ 37,487) inc. premium

Lot Details
A Schrezheim box in the form of a pug circa 1761-70 A Schrezheim box in the form of a pug circa 1761-70 A Schrezheim box in the form of a pug circa 1761-70 A Schrezheim box in the form of a pug circa 1761-70
A very rare Schrezheim gilt-metal-mounted snuff box in the form of a pug, circa 1761-70
Naturalistically modelled and coloured, the crouching animal chewing on a bone, wearing a gilt-edged purple collar, the cover painted by Johann Andreas Bechdolff, the inside with a landscape scene depicting a figure facing a building across a gully, the outside with a flower spray and scattered blooms, the gilt-metal mounts with a scale band, 9.3cm across

Footnotes

  • Literature:
    Beaucamp-Markowsky 1985, no. 316;
    Beaucamp-Markowsky 1988, no. 72;
    Rothmaier / Veit 2008, no. 104

    Exhibited:
    Amsterdam, Rijksmuseum, 1972-2003;
    London, Gilbert Collection, Somerset House, 2003-2008;
    Barnard Castle, Co. Durham, The Bowes Museum, 2008-2010

Saleroom notices

  • There is a chip to the front right corner of the cover measuring 1.6cm long, which is not mentioned in the catalogue.
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