A FRENCH GOLD SNUFF-BOX
A FRENCH GOLD SNUFF-BOX

BY LOUIS-FRANÇOIS TRONQUOY (FL. 1827-1871), MARKED, PARIS, WITH THE THIRD STANDARD AND EXCISE MARKS FOR GOLD, PARIS, 1819-1838, THE PARISIAN POST-REVOLUTIONARY UNOFFICIAL STANDARD MARK FOR 18 CARAT GOLD AND LATER STRUCK WITH TWO FRENCH POST-1893 IMPORT MARKS FOR GOLD

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A FRENCH GOLD SNUFF-BOX
BY LOUIS-FRANÇOIS TRONQUOY (FL. 1827-1871), MARKED, PARIS, WITH THE THIRD STANDARD AND EXCISE MARKS FOR GOLD, PARIS, 1819-1838, THE PARISIAN POST-REVOLUTIONARY UNOFFICIAL STANDARD MARK FOR 18 CARAT GOLD AND LATER STRUCK WITH TWO FRENCH POST-1893 IMPORT MARKS FOR GOLD

rectangular box with convex sides, the cover and base set with panels of horizontal wavy engine-turning within polished gold frames, the sides stamped with scrolling foliage on a frosted ground, raised foliate thumbpiece
2 7/8 in. (72 mm.) wide
1? oz. (51 gr.)
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The weight in the printed catalogue should read 1⅗ oz. (51 gr.).

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