AN ENAMELED GOLD LARGE OVAL SNUFF BOX, PROBABLY HANAU, CIRCA 1775
chased with swags of flowers and trophies of love and music on champlevé translucent blue enamel ground over diaper engine-turning, chased borders of bright-cutting and foliage
marked inside base and cover MC crowned, crowned animal head, and another not clear, the rim stamped 113 and 7
length 3⅜ in.
Minor scratch in enamel. Minor restoration below hinge.
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