A Meissen snuffbox circa 1745
Lot 86*
A Meissen silver-gilt-mounted rectangular snuff box, circa 1760
Sold for £5,250 (US$ 8,824) inc. premium
Lot Details
A Meissen silver-gilt-mounted rectangular snuff box, circa 1760
The sides, cover and base painted with landscape vignettes with birds, the inside cover depicting pheasants, 8.8cm wide; 7.2cm deep; 4cm high

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Alfred Joseph Collection, no. 1636;
    Helmut Joseph Collection, sold in these Rooms, 3 December 2008, lot 192

    Literature:
    B. Beaucamp-Markowsky, Porzellandosen des 18. Jahrhunderts (1985), no. 137;
    B. Beaucamp-Markowsky, Collection of 18th Century Porcelain Boxes (1988), no. 42;
    Ulrich Pietsch, Passion for Meissen (2010), no. 141

    Exhibited:
    Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, 1972-2003;
    Gilbert Collection, Somerset House, London, 2003-2008
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