RECENT ACQUISITIONS - 16th January, 2019

ANTIQUE 18thC FRENCH 18k GOLD MOUNTED MOTHER OF PEARL SNUFF BOX c.1750

18th Century French magnificent 18k gold mounted on mother of pearl snuff box, of rectangular shape, the cover with a panel of engraved mother-of-pearl inset with roundels of darker shell, each centred with a gold flowerhead, with reeded hinge mount and plain sides, the base with an engine turned panel of pearly shell with similar gold flowerhead bosses.

Hallmarked with French charge and discharge hallmarks of Julian Berthe, Paris, 1750-56.


Reference Number: A5660