18th century Italian snuffbox in mother-and-pearl and gold

Snuffbox in mother-of-pearl mounted gold representing a gallant allegory scene of love on its top, and on its back a dog which is the loyalty symbol.

Reference : Illustrated pp. 7 (n°5) and 9 in the book "La Fleur du Mal".

Dimensions : length of 6.5 cm x width of 4.5 cm x height of 2 cm.

Italy around 1750.

Reference : D / MB

Price on request.

 

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18th century Italian snuffbox in mother-and-pearl and gold.

18th century Italian snuffbox in mother-and-pearl and gold.

18th century Italian snuffbox in mother-and-pearl and gold.

18th century Italian snuffbox in mother-and-pearl and gold.

18th century Italian snuffbox in mother-and-pearl and gold.

18th century Italian snuffbox in mother-and-pearl and gold.

18th century Italian snuffbox in mother-and-pearl and gold.