02 juillet 2011

A Saint Cloud gold-mounted snuff box in the form of a recumbent horse, circa 1740-50

A Saint Cloud gold-mounted snuff box in the form of a recumbent horse, circa 1740-50. Photo Bonhams Mounted with a chased and engraved gold bridle and saddle and diamond chips in the eyes, mounted with an agate cover, the mounts twice marked with 'Eagle's head' guarantee mark (petite garantie) for Paris, after 1838, 5.3cm high, 5.2cm across. Estimate: £3,000 - 4,000, € 3,400 - 4,600, US$ 4,900 - 6,600 - Sold for £7,800 Provenance: The Estate of Stephen Richard Currier and Audrey Bruce Currier, sold Christie's East, New... [Lire la suite]
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