A 19th century gold and enamelled snuff box apparently unmarked
Lot 10
A 19th century gold and enamelled snuff box apparently unmarked
£12,000 - 15,000
US$ 20,000 - 25,000
Auction Details
Lot Details
A 19th century gold and enamelled snuff box
apparently unmarked
The cover set with an enamelled panel of Lot and his Daughters leaving Sodom, with a translucent blue enamel border heightened with gilt paillons, the sides embellished with similar paillons border and the base with the same blue enamel over an engine-turned feather ground, length 8.8cm.

Footnotes

  • The depiction of Lot and his Daughters references Guido Reni's 1615-16 painting of the same title, now in the National Gallery, London, NG193
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Contacts
  1. Loraine Turner
    Specialist - Silver
    Bonhams
    Work
    101 New Bond Street
    London, W1S 1SR
    United Kingdom
    Work +44 20 7393 3836
    FaxFax: +44 20 7393 3875
  2. Michael Moorcroft
    Specialist - Silver
    Bonhams
    Work
    Montpelier Street
    London, SW7 1HH
    United Kingdom
    Work +44 20 7393 3835
    FaxFax: +44 20 7393 3875
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