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    Sale 5266

    Portrait Miniatures, Objects of Vertu, Silver & Russian Works of Art

    13 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 1666

    A gold-mounted tortoiseshell snuff box

    POSSIBLY ENGLISH, CIRCA 1780

    Price Realised  

    A gold-mounted tortoiseshell snuff box
    POSSIBLY ENGLISH, CIRCA 1780
    Circular, the base, sides and cover with applied two-colour gold pique scrolls, foliage and flowers, the cover with applied initials, the interior engraved with initials and a name -- 3 3/8 in. (8.5 cm.) diameter


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