A fine musical gold snuff box, Swiss, Geneva, circa 1807-1815, case by Bautte Moynier et Cie,

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Lot 136
A fine musical gold snuff box,
Swiss, Geneva, circa 1807-1815, case by Bautte Moynier et Cie,

Sold for £ 4,800 (US$ 6,427) inc. premium
A fine musical gold snuff box,
Swiss, Geneva, circa 1807-1815, case by Bautte Moynier et Cie,
the engine turned and chased decoration on all surfaces on the slightly curved case, hinged lid opening to musical movement and snuff compartment
8.3 by 4.5 by 1.5cm

Footnotes

  • Provenance
    Lot 100 Sotheby's sale 7th June 1971

    Interestingly, although Swiss, this box has French control marks, as Geneva was reunited with France for the period 1807 to 1815.
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