Messian patch case
Lot 169
A Meissen snuff box , circa 1750-55
Sold for £5,000 (US$ 8,399) inc. premium
Lot Details
A Meissen snuff box , circa 1750-55
Of oval shape, decorated with moulded bands and flowers forming cartouches in yellow, puce and orange, picked out in gold, showing children dressed as adults in various costumes, one cartouche as Commedia dell'Arte figures, another raising a fluted glass, the cover decorated on the inside with similar scenes, with a gilt metal mount, 7.6cm diam, 5cm high (some minor rubbing to the gilding) (2)
  1. Nette Megens
    Specialist - European Ceramics
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    London, W1S 1SR
    United Kingdom
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