Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Mar 11, 2012

LOT 285

EROTIC SNUFF BOX ?LA CRUCHE CASSEE? 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 1,500

Three-body, papier mache, the lid with an applied engraving ?La cruche cassée?, the interior lining unscrews to reveal two erotic scenes ?Foutons en levrette? and another involving a gentleman, a lady and a nun. Diam. 87 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 4-13


Slightly damaged