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A gold-mounted blond tortoiseshell piqué snuff box
Estimate
3,0004,000
LOT SOLD. 3,600 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
54
A gold-mounted blond tortoiseshell piqué snuff box
Estimate
3,0004,000
LOT SOLD. 3,600 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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A gold-mounted blond tortoiseshell piqué snuff box

apparently unmarked, Naples, mid 18th century

rectangular with slightly waisted sides, decorated overall in gold piqué posé et point with a delicate pattern of formally-twined scrolls against diaper, scale and dotted patterns, scroll thumbpiece and hinges, the inner rim and one corner with apparently almost contemporary gold reinforcement 


width 6.6cm, 2 5/8 in
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