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Lot 119: Austro-Hungarian .800 Gold-washed Silver Napoleonic Cigarette Case, Prague, present day Czech Republic, c. 1872-1919, maker's mark "TP
European Furniture & Decorative Arts
October 5, 2013
Boston, MA, USA
Description: Austro-Hungarian .800 Gold-washed Silver Napoleonic Cigarette Case, Prague, present day Czech Republic, c. 1872-1919, maker's mark "TP," with a painted portrait of Napoleon after the original by Paul Delaroche (1797-1856) mounted into lid, and surround by Imperial eagles to each corner, reverse similarly decorated with eagles a crowned "N" to center, ht. 4 in., approx. 5.9 troy oz.
Painting with several surface abrasions to l.r. Not examined out of case. Usage wear.
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