A gilt-metal-mounted German porcelain snuff box, probably Meissen, circa 1770, damaged
Lot 171
A German porcelain snuff box, probably Meissen, circa 1770
Sold for £1,625 (US$ 2,731) inc. premium
Lot Details
A German porcelain snuff box, probably Meissen, circa 1770
Each side painted with a military scene within a moulded scrollwork cartouche heightened in enamel colours, the inside cover with a similar scene depicting a cavalry engagement, later gilt metal mounts, 6.8cm by 8.7cm (some damage)

Footnotes

  • A similarly decorated Meissen snuff box with military scenes was sold by Christie's London, 2 February 1976, lot 169.
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  1. Nette Megens
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