Description

    A Georges Rémond & Compagnie Swiss 18K Gold and Enameled Snuff Box with Miniature Portrait, Geneva, Switzerland, circa 1805-1815
    Marks: GRC, (two French guarantee marks)
    0-7/8 h x 3 w x 2 d inches (2.2 x 7.6 x 5.1 cm)
    99.22 grams

    PROVENANCE:
    Christie's, London, June 2015, Sale 10397, lot 245;
    Acquired from above, private collection.

    The rectangular, hinged box with canted corners, the lid inset with a finely painted, miniature portrait of a young gentleman in a emerald-green coat under a glass cabochon, directional engine-turned reeding to the lid, sides and base within chased scrolling foliage sablé outer border, opaque deep-blue enamel border to lid.


    Estimate: $12,000 - $18,000.

    Condition Report*:

    Minor inclusion to the glass cabochon, otherwise with light surface scratches indicative of age and minimal use, presents well.

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2016
    18th Tuesday
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