Decorative Arts & Design

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January 30, 2020 at 2:00 pm ET

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LOT 37

Lot 37

French Silver Rectangular Snuff Box, Paris, mid-19th century

French Silver Rectangular Snuff Box, Paris, mid-19th century
Lot 37 Details
French Silver Rectangular Snuff Box, Paris, mid-19th century

0.9 x 3.5 x 1.3 in — 2.2 x 8.9 x 3.3 cm
2.2 oz. — 69 grams
maker's mark LR(?)

Estimate $100-$200

Realised: $144
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report


Van Hall Collection, Victoria, BC


In substantially good condition; well marked on the flange and inside the base

LOT 37

About Condition Ratings

  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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