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    Swiss Rare Gold, Enamel & Pearl "Archimedes" Snuff Box, circa 1810
    measuring 3 3/8th x 2 1/5 x 5/8th inches, rectangular case with cut-corners, gold and opaque black enamel, half pearl border, polychrome enameled miniature painting of Archimedes at work on the walls of Syracuse, cover and base with gold vine leaf champleve panels, the bottom with a large champleve laurel wreath, makers punch mark most probably "FJ" (nearly illegible between sunrays), attributed to Francois Joanin, Geneva


    瑞士 罕有,黃金、琺瑯、珍珠「阿基米德」鼻煙盒。年份約1810年。
    3 3/8 x 2 1/5 x 5/8英寸,矩形錶殼,切角,正面金色和不透明黑色琺瑯,半珍珠邊框,阿基米德在錫拉丘茲牆上工作的琺瑯微繪,封面和底座為金色的藤葉面板,底部有一個大的月桂花環,製造商的標記很可能是"FJ"(在陽光下難以辨認)。


    Condition Report*: Type: Swiss Rare Gold, Enamel & Pearl "Archimedes" Snuff Box, circa 1810
    Gram Weight: 141.3
    Case Length: 3 3/8th x 2 1/5 x 5/8th inches
    Condition: very good with some scratches to the bottom
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    Auction Dates
    December, 2018
    10th Monday
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