Lot 395: A GERMAN PORCELAIN SNUFF BOX, PERHAPS FRANKENTHAL, WITH SILVER-GILT MOUNT, CIRCA 1770 |
January 19, 2017
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: of rectangular form, the cover finely painted with a scene of The judgement of Paris, with Venus, Minerva, Juno and Cupid, the interior of the cover with Hyperion and the Moon behind, the sides and undersides with figures in landscapes within moulded scrollwork borders,
Possibly bought by Charles Pierrepont, 1st Earl Manvers (1737 - 1816);
Thence by descent.
Dimensions: 8.6cm., 3 3/8 in. wide