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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, Apr 28, 2019

LOT 37

ILLEGIBLE MAKER’S MARK HISTORICAL SNUFF-BOX; 20K YELLOW GOLD AND VARICOLOURED GOLD

20K yellow gold and varicoloured gold, horizontal oval-shaped snuffbox with hinged lid; cover, base and band decorated with guilloché engine-turned motifs and chiselled allegory of Love. The band engraved in taille-douce with the mention "Louis Joseph de Bourbon Prince de Condé".

Brand Illegible Maker's Mark

Year circa 1770

Material 20K yellow gold and varicoloured gold

Dimensions 22.8 x 68.6 x 49.3 mm.

HKD 22,000 - 26,000

CHF 2,850 - 3,400 / USD 2,900 - 3,450

Sold: HKD 25,000


Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3

Good


Notes

The dedicace refers probably to Louis V Joseph de Bourbon-Condé (1736-1818), 8th Prince of Condé (1740), Prince du Sang (Royal prince).