Fine Porcelain and Pottery - Lot 166

A good Meissen gold-mounted snuff box c.1740, the tall oval form finely painted in purpurmalerei with scenes of courting couples and other figures in formal garden settings, the interior cover with a similar scene of a gallant approaching a lady with a fan while a further seated lady holds out a fan to a small child, the gold mount chased with a hatched design, discharge mark, 7.6cm across.

Estimate: £1,500 - 2,000
Hammer Price £ 1,300


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