Wed, 22nd Jun 2022 11:00

Silver & Objects of Vertu

 
  Lot 9
 

A mid-18th century Italian Neapolitan gold pique work blonde tortoiseshell bonbonniere, Naples circa 1760

A mid-18th century Italian Neapolitan gold pique work blonde tortoiseshell bonbonniere, Naples circa 1760

In the form of an egg, with hinged lid, all over inlaid with low-grade gold pique work of foliate scrolls and stylised borders.

Length – 5.6 cm / 2.1 inches

For another Neapolitan snuff box of this form sold Christie’s South Kensington, 8 Oct 2003, lot 217 (part-lot)

Sold for £325

Includes Buyer's Premium


 

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