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Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, March 11, 2012

LOT 283

EROTIC SNUFF BOX “LE REPOS DE L’AMOUR” French. Made circa 1820. Fine and rare, papier mache snuff box with concealed erotic scene.

Two-body, papier mache, circular, the lid with applied engraving “Le Repos de L’Amour”, the interior with an erotic scene of a lady and gentleman on a bed. Diam. 87 mm.

CHF 1,200 - 2,200

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

Sold: CHF 1,750

Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 4-13


Slightly damaged