A 19th century hardstone and gold mounted snuff box unmarked, possibly Italian

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Lot 10
A 19th century hardstone and gold mounted snuff box
unmarked, possibly Italian

Sold for £ 10,000 (US$ 13,743) inc. premium
A 19th century hardstone and gold mounted snuff box
unmarked, possibly Italian
Rectangular with canted corners, the cover decorated with a triangular band of various hardstones, enclosing a panel of moss-agate, sides and underside similarly decorated as cover, gold mounts chased with stylised laurel bands, length 9cm.

Footnotes

  • Provenance:

    Sold by the Estate of Lady Elizabeth Clyde, and was possibly a gift from her father, Gerald, 7th Duke of Wellington. Part of the Duke's Collection was sold these rooms, June 2013.
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A 19th century hardstone and gold mounted snuff box unmarked, possibly Italian
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