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    Fine French Silver & Niello Snuff Box, c.1870

    Fine French Silver & Niello Snuff Box, c.1870

    $630 (approx conversion from £485)

    Item details

    Stunning 19th century French silver and niello snuff box with a repeating geometric design on all sides including the base. Gilded inside and marked inside the lid with the Minerva 2 mark denoting 800 silver and a maker's mark.

    It measures 9cm long, 3.5cm wide and 2.8cm deep. It weighs 95g/3ozt. 

    Condition is excellent with no damage, dents or losses. The gilding on the flanges inside the lid is a bit rubbed from the action of opening and closing. The hinge is fine and it closes perfectly.

    Dimensions
    W: 9cm  (3.5")H: 2.8cm  (1.1")D: 3.5cm  (1.4")
    Code
    FA0455
    Period
    19th Century
    Nationality
    French

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