AUGUSTE GOLAY-LERESCHE. A FINE AND RARE YELLOW GOLD SNUFF BOX WITH CONCEALED WATCH CIRCA 1850

Lot №: 90282
Estimate: $13,394 - 13,394
15 May 2012
Sold price
$18,138

Description

• gilt cylinder movement • small white enamel dial set within a engraved gold mask, Roman numerals, blued steel hands • oval bombe snuff box, lobed sides engraved with foliate scroll designs, the lid with concealed hinge finely engraved with a rustic scene depicting a young lady with her dog awaiting a pigeon carrying a love letter, sprung catch opening the concealed panel with the inset watch • engraved mask signed A. Golay Leresche
dimensions 32.5 x 64.5 x 53.5 mm