ANTIQUE 18thC FRENCH 18k GOLD & GUILLOCHE ENAMEL SNUFF BOX c.1770

ANTIQUE 18thC FRENCH 18k GOLD & GUILLOCHE ENAMEL SNUFF BOX c.1770

12,595.00

18th Century French 18k gold & enamel snuff box, oval shaped, the cover set with a miniature with the presentation of the sacrifice of Iphigenia, sides and base set with panels of translucent red enamel over a moiré pattern engine-turned ground within white enamel and gold bead boarders, borders set with trailing gold flower-heads amidst translucent green enamel foliate borders.

Hallmarked with French 18th Century gold guarantee mark.

Reference Number: A5901

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DESCRIPTION

Antique late-18th Century French 18k gold & enamel snuff box, oval shaped, the cover set with a miniature with the presentation of the sacrifice of Iphigenia, sides and base set with panels of translucent red enamel over a moiré pattern engine-turned ground within white enamel and gold bead boarders, borders set with trailing gold flower-heads amidst translucent green enamel foliate borders. Hallmarked with French 18th Century gold guarantee mark.

CONDITION

In Excellent Condition - No Damage.

SIZE

Height: 2.3cm
Width: 7 x 5cm
Weight: 85g