A Meissen gilt-metal-mounted rectangular snuffbox, circa 1745
Lot 80*
A Meissen gilt-metal-mounted rectangular snuffbox, circa 1745
£3,000 - 5,000
US$ 5,000 - 8,400
amended
Lot Details
A Meissen gilt-metal-mounted rectangular snuffbox, circa 1745
The sides, cover and base moulded with scrollwork borders enclosing landscape vignettes depicting elegant pastoral figures, the inside cover finely painted with a scene of a shepherd and shepherdess, the wavy gilt-metal mounts with a scrollwork thumbpiece, 5.2cm by 7cm (some rubbing to base)

Footnotes

  • Literature:
    Ulrich Pietsch, Passion for Meissen (2010), no. 124

Saleroom notices

  • Please note that the cover of this box has been restored. Please refer to the department for a full condition report.
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