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A Louis XVI Gold and Enamel Snuff Box

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A Louis XVI Gold and Enamel Snuff Box
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Description
A Louis XVI Gold and Enamel Snuff Box
Germain Chaye, Paris, Fourth Quarter 18th Century and Later
of oval form, the lid centered with an enameled scene of figures in a garden, the rim of lid and sides of body with foliate and musical instrument banded motifs, the sides of case and underside with blue guilloche enamel decoration.
hallmarked on interior base, lid and side
Height 1 x width 2 1/2 x depth 1 7/8 inches.
Property from the Estate of a Prominent Kansas City Collector
Condition
The enamel decoration is likely a later (19th Century) addition. The box in overall good, stable condition. Examination under UV light shows a small area of fluorescence on border of underside, not obviously a restoration under natural light. Additional images available upon request.
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A Louis XVI Gold and Enamel Snuff Box

Estimate $5,000 - $7,000
Oct 18, 2022
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Starting Price $2,500
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0014: A Louis XVI Gold and Enamel Snuff Box
Sold for $9,00019 Bids
Est. $5,000 - $7,000Starting Price $2,500
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Oct 18, 2022 10:00 AM EDT
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Lot 0014 Details
Description
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A Louis XVI Gold and Enamel Snuff Box
Germain Chaye, Paris, Fourth Quarter 18th Century and Later
of oval form, the lid centered with an enameled scene of figures in a garden, the rim of lid and sides of body with foliate and musical instrument banded motifs, the sides of case and underside with blue guilloche enamel decoration.
hallmarked on interior base, lid and side
Height 1 x width 2 1/2 x depth 1 7/8 inches.
Property from the Estate of a Prominent Kansas City Collector
Condition
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The enamel decoration is likely a later (19th Century) addition. The box in overall good, stable condition. Examination under UV light shows a small area of fluorescence on border of underside, not obviously a restoration under natural light. Additional images available upon request.
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