A Meissen gold-mounted snuff box circa 1740-45
Lot 70
A gold-mounted snuff box, possibly Meissen, 19th century
Sold for £6,000 (US$ 9,321) inc. premium

Lot Details
A Meissen gold-mounted snuff box ANALYSIS SUGGESTS 19TH CENTURY A Meissen gold-mounted snuff box circa 1740-45
A gold-mounted snuff box, possibly Meissen, 19th century
Painted with a continuous Kauffahrtei scene depicting merchants and their wares by a quayside, the base, cover and inside cover with similar scenes, 7.3cm wide,

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Alfred Joseph Collection, no. 1300

    Literature:
    Beaucamp-Markowsky 1985, no. 48;
    Beaucamp-Markowsky 1988, no. 12

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

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