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THE AMOROUS TORTOISE BY HERMANN BOEHM AN EXCEPTIONAL 19TH CENTURY VIENNESE ENAMEL AND SILVER GILT TORTOISE BOX, CIRCA 1870 the head, feet and tail enamelled in various colours, the shell surmounted by a silver figure of Pan and finely decorated to the outside, inside and underside with scenes of various mythological lovers and nudes such as Venus and Cupid kissing, Mercury and Larunda, Diana and her attendants, within a pale lilac and gilt heightened border, the silver stamped with the Austrian control mark A and HB for Hermann Boehm, 17cm long x 10cm high

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