Lot 272. A SILVER-GILT AND NIELLO SALT CELLAR AND TWO SNUFF BOXES

Starting price:£ 4 000
Auction date:21.07.2020   17:00 UTC +02:00
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ID 370733
Lot 272 | A SILVER-GILT AND NIELLO SALT CELLAR AND TWO SNUFF BOXES
The salt cellar, of bulbous form, on three dolphin-shaped feet, with a detachable cover, nielloed overall with allegorical figures, within laurel cartouches and swags, the cover surmounted by a finial, marked under base; one snuff box, nielloed overall with pastoral scenes over a stippled ground, marked inside cover and base; the other snuff box, similarly nielloed with hunting scenes over a stippled ground, possibly remounted, with later continental marks on rim
The salt cellar, 4 in. (10 cm.) high with cover, and smaller

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CHRISTIE'S
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CHRISTIE'S
8 King Street, St. James's
SW1Y 6QT London
United Kingdom
Preview01.07.2020 - 21.07.2020
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