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LOT 83  Geneva, 14th November 2009

Jeweled Amethyst Dresden. Made circa 1760. Very fine and rare, carved amethystine quartz, gold, diamond, garnet, tourmaline and paste-set snuff box.

C. Two-body, rectangular, the base carved from a single piece of amethystine quartz, entirely carved with a trellis pattern, gold mounts with wavy-line decoration, the hinged lid carved to match the base and applied with a jeweled fly and flower spray. Dim. 77 x 57 x 36 mm. From the Collection of an Italian Gentleman

CHF 5,000 - 7,000

USD 5,000 - 7,000 / EUR 3,500 - 4,700

Sold: CHF 7,200

Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3