A large gilt copper mounted Berlin porcelain snuff box.

A large gilt copper mounted Berlin porcelain snuff box.

A large gilt copper mounted Berlin porcelain snuff box. Decorated throughout with gilt rocaille reliefs and scale pattern and with a finely painted courtship scene to the lid. The corners of the lid restored. H 4.5, L 9, W 6.8 cm.
Presumably still Gotzkowsky manufactory, ca. 1763.

Literature

Cf. the same scale pattern decor on a service from the transition period in: Baer, Berlin 1986, cat. 124 - 128. Here as illus. 42, and a further snuff box with white rocailles on mosaic pattern ground.

Lot 1051 Dα

Estimate:
1.800 € - 2.000 €

Result:
2.356 €