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Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, Oct 31, 1998

LOT 448

Almost certainly produced in Geneva, circa 1830. Very fine and highly unusual 18K gold turquoise set musical toothpick box.

CHF 7,000 - 8,000

Sold: CHF 19,550

C. Double body rectangular engine-turned, the domed lid chased in high relief with flowers and foliage over a matted ground and enhanced with turquoise set decoration centred by a diamond accent. M. Narrow gilt brass rectangular, the pin disc musical train with female winding square and 17 teeth set on each side of the disc. Dim. 62 x 22 x 17 mm. Accompanied by an azure leather fitted box and by a male matching key.

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Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 2

Very good

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense