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Lot 19 | Hanau | Exquisite gold and enamel snuffbox set with old-cut diamonds and with dedication to William I Duke of Nassau

Estimate
12.000 - 15.000 €
Result
15.480 €

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EXQUISITE GOLD AND ENAMEL SNUFFBOX SET WITH OLD-CUT DIAMONDS AND WITH DEDICATION TO WILLIAM I DUKE OF NASSAU.

Hanau.
Date: On the inner rim of the lid dated 1835.
Maker/Designer: Charles Collins & Sons.
Technique: Gold 'de trois couleurs', coloured enamel. Old-cut diamonds.
Description: Rectangular shape with hinged lid. On the topside, a fine oval enamel plaque with a still
life of flowers and fruit inside a relief frame with enamel trim in lapis blue. In each
corner a blossom with three petals decorated with old-cut diamonds in silver settings on
sablé fond. Along the lid's rim finely chiseled relief trim decorated with acanthus leafs,
the corners accentuated with floral decorative elements in coloured enamel. The sides and
the bottom with fine guilloche. Sides decorated with reliefs of flower vases,
corresponding to the motif on the enamel plaque. Along the inner rim of the lid engraved
dedication with date: "Andenken von Seiner Durchlaucht dem Herzog von Nassau am 8.
September 1835" ("In memory of His Serene Highness the Duke of Nassau on the 8th of
September 1835").
Weight: Approx.145g.
Measurement: 2x9x6cm.
Mark: Inside on the bottom maker's mark Charles Collins & Sons, partly indistinct. Enamel plaque signed: B. px.

Provenance:
Private collection Rhineland.

Contact:
Susanne Mehrgardt
Silver
Decorative Art
+49 221 92 58 62 400

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