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  • A French gold snuff box, Simon-Achille Léger

    A French gold snuff box, Simon-Achille Léger

    A French gold snuff box, Simon-Achille Léger,
    lion's head 3e titre, Paris titre et garantie for 1809-1819, Paris, 1815-17.
    of rectangular pocket-fitting form, the lid and base with basketwork
    engine-turning, the sides and ends chased with plumy scrolls
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    A French gold snuff box, Simon-Achille Léger

  • A Doccia porcelain scent-bottle, 1750-60

    A Doccia porcelain scent-bottle, 1750-60

    Carlo Ginori Manufactory
    A Doccia scent-bottle and stopper, 1750-60
    modelled as a flask in white porcelain and silver
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    A Doccia porcelain scent-bottle, 1750-60

  • Girl-in-a-swing type scent bottle

    Girl-in-a-swing type scent bottle

    A gild-mounted soft porcelain scent bottle and stopper
    of “girl-in-a-swing” type, circa 1751-54
    attributed to Charles Gouyn’s Factory, st. James’s
    depicting a seated shepherdess leaning against a flowering rose tree,
    in a yellow bodice and flowered skirt, a sheep at her side,
    on a circular base, the underside with a pink rose into a ring of leaves.
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    Girl-in-a-swing type scent bottle

  • A lacquered work-box

    A lacquered work-box

    A lacquered work-box
    fitted with a pin cushion
    Paris, early 18th century
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    A lacquered work-box

  • A game box

    A game box

    A Belgian “arte povera” laquered game box
    Spa, late XVIIIth century
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    A game box

  • Defrance fecit a Paris 1806

    Defrance fecit a Paris 1806

    A pair of french pressed horn fantastic views
    in the original gilt horn frames
    signed and dated on the back: "Defrance fecit a Paris 1806"
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    Defrance fecit a Paris 1806

  • Meissen scent bottle, circa 1730

    Meissen scent bottle, circa 1730

    A Meissen metal monted scent bottle and cover, circa 1730
    of flask form, the body painted with a continuous
    harbour scene with merchants at discussion and various
    pursuits by barrels and packages before distant ships
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    Meissen scent bottle, circa 1730

  • An Venetian lacquered casket, 1750

    An Venetian lacquered casket, 1750

    An Venetian lacquered wood casket, circa 1750
    of shaped “bombé” form, polychrome-decorated
    with a pastoral scene on the top and flowers on the sides
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    An Venetian lacquered casket, 1750

  • A French gold mounted etui, 1780

    A French gold mounted etui, 1780

    A vernis Martin gold mounted letter etui
    French 1780 circa
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    A French gold mounted etui, 1780

  • A Chelsea scent-bottle, circa 1755

    A Chelsea scent-bottle, circa 1755

    A Chelsea gold-mounted scent-bottle and stopper, circa 1755
    Naturally modelled as a seated pug dog, her head detachable,
    with a gold mount to the neck and a collar inscribed “je suis fidelle”
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    A Chelsea scent-bottle, circa 1755

  • An ivory carved tobacco rasp

    An ivory carved tobacco rasp

    An ivory carved tobacco rasp
    with a figure from the Commedia dell’Arte
    Dieppe (France) early XVIII century
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    An ivory carved tobacco rasp

  • A carved wood tobacco rasp, XVIII century

    A carved wood tobacco rasp, XVIII century

    A carved lucie-wood tobacco rasp with the life tree,
    inscribed “ piango la mia vita e la sua morte”
    France, early XVIII century
    17 cm long
    From the Alaret Collection, n. 58
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    A carved wood tobacco rasp, XVIII century

  • Paolo De Poli, anguria

    Paolo De Poli, anguria

    Paolo De Poli
    Fetta d’anguria pensile in rame smaltato, 1956
    Eseguito su disegno di Gio Ponti
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    Paolo De Poli, anguria

  • A Meissen double perfume bottle, Meissen 1750

    A Meissen double perfume bottle, Meissen 1750

    A Meissen double perfume bottle depicting monk
    carrying a young girl on his back. 1750 circa
    A monk is carrying a young girl on his back concealed in straw.
    On one arm he carries a basket of eggs and in his other hand a duck
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    A Meissen double perfume bottle, Meissen 1750

  • An 18th ivory carved tobacco rasp

    An 18th ivory carved tobacco rasp

    An ivory carved tobacco rasp with a female figure in the centre
    fantastic animals and a basket of fruits
    Dieppe (France) early XVIII century
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    An 18th ivory carved tobacco rasp