18 décembre 2013

Fine and rare Turkish treasure tops Bonhams Fine Watches & Clocks Sale in New York

A fine and rare diamond-set engraved and enameled gold singing bird snuff box with musical movement and watch. Sold $233,000. Photo: Bonhams.  NEW YORK, NY.- A fine and rare enameled gold snuff box once owned by Turkish Sultan Abdul Aziz (1830-1876) surpassed its pre-sale estimate to sell for $233,000 at Bonhams Fine Watches, Wristwatches & Clocks sale on December 12. Encrusted with diamonds and inscribed with the monogram of the Sultan's son, Prince Shehzade Mahmud Celaddin Efendi, the opulent box created by Jean-Georges... [Lire la suite]
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