A gold-mounted Meissen rectangular snuff-box, circa 1753-55
Lot 7
A Meissen gold-mounted rectangular snuff box, circa 1753-55
Sold for £18,000 (US$ 29,051) inc. premium

Lot Details
A gold-mounted Meissen rectangular snuff-box, circa 1753-55 A gold-mounted Meissen rectangular snuff-box, circa 1753-55 A gold-mounted Meissen rectangular snuff-box, circa 1753-55 A gold-mounted Meissen rectangular snuff-box, circa 1753-55
A Meissen gold-mounted rectangular snuff box, circa 1753-55
Superbly painted, probably by Isaak Jakob Clauce, each face of the exterior with a hunting scene within moulded rocaille borders, the inside cover with a landscape scene depicting Venus and Adonis with two recumbent hounds, the mounts chased with flowers, trellis panels and scrollwork, the mounts with two indistinct stamps, 7.5cm across; 3.5cm high

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Alfred Joseph Collection, no. 1626

    Literature:
    Beaucamp-Markowsky 1985, no. 66;
    Beaucamp-Markowsky 1988, no. 18

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

Saleroom notices

  • Please note that the dated for this box is missing in the catalogue, but is as stated in the online catalogue, 1753-55
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