Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Mar 11, 2012

LOT 282

EROTIC SNUFF BOX ?LE CUVIER? French. Made circa 1820. Fine and rare, papier mache snuff box with concealed erotic scenes.

CHF 1,200 - 2,200

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

Sold: CHF 1,750

Two-body, papier mache, circular, the interior with an erotic scene of a lady and her lover on a bed, the lady?s husband drawing a sword, a further erotic scene entitled ?Le Cuvier?. Diam. 89 mm

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 4-13


Slightly damaged