Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Mar 11, 2012

LOT 281

LE REPOS DE L?AMOUR ? EROTIC SNUFF BOX French. Made circa 1840. Fine, painted papier mache snuff box with concealed erotic scene.

CHF 1,200 - 2,200

USD 1,300 - 2,500 / EUR 1,000 - 1,800

Sold: CHF 1,625

C. Rectangular, two-body, bombe black painted base, the hinged lid with polychrome painted scene of a nude reclining on a lavishly draped bed, gilt border, the interior of the lid painted with an erotic scene of a young couple enjoying a tryst in the woods. Dim. 94 x 49 x 30 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-11


Slightly worn