Lot 75,1. Probably Hanau. Magnificent Gift anatomical snuffbox with the monogram of Heinrich Karl Wilhelm IV, Prince of Carolath-Beuthen

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Auction date:13.11.2019   14:00 UTC +02:00
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Lot 75,1Probably Hanau. Magnificent Gift anatomical snuffbox with the monogram of Heinrich Karl Wilhelm IV, Prince of Carolath-Beuthen
In the 1830's.

Rose Gold, Yellow Gold. Stone trim with rose cut diamonds, tourmaline, Lapis, Jasper, Topaz, Onyx, tiger's eye, citrine, green glass stone. Rectangular shape with rounded corners and the side hinges a stationery lid. On the ground
and the pages guilloched surfaces in rose gold, the edges of the beading, with engraved blade
in yellow gold discontinued. On the upper side finely chased tendrils and rectangular
Inside box, flowers and tendrils on Sablé-Fond en trois couleurs. Central large lay -
Monogram under knížecí pláně with a rich, multi-colored stone trim. Approx. 122g. 2x8,5x6,5cm.

Inside BZ marked: with coat of arms shield brands in the manner of the Paris gold brands of 18. Century., MZ 'FOT', ungedeutet. On the inner edge of the engraved number '3307'. Condition A/B.
Provenance:
- Heinrich Karl Wilhelm IV, Prince of Carolath-Beuthen.
Circuit judicial Council Johann Seeliger, by succession, still family-owned today.

Enclosed hand written note:
'Gift of the Prince Henry to-Carolath-Beuthen about 1845 (?) to my grandfather the Fürstumsgerichtsdirektor Kgl. Circuit judicial Council Johann Seeliger in Carolath H. Fritsch'

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