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A gold and tortoiseshell piqué snuff box, Naples, circa 1750
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A gold and tortoiseshell piqué snuff box, Naples, circa 1750
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Style: European Silver, Ceramics, and Objects of Vertu

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A gold and tortoiseshell piqué snuff box, Naples, circa 1750
rectangular, the wavy gold mounts with everted thumbpiece, enclosing panels of dark tortoiseshell decorated in gold piqué posé et point with fantastical scrollwork enclosing grounds differently inlaid with diaper or scale ornament, gold lining, unmarked, in modern black felt fitted case
Quantity: 2
7.5cm, 3in. wide,
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Style: European Silver, Ceramics, and Objects of Vertu

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London