OBJECTS OF VERTU / GOLD BOX & SNUFF BOX /

Early 19th Century Tortoiseshell, Ivory, And Gold Box

Back to list

Ref: 4876

Early 19th Century Tortoiseshell, Ivory, And Gold Box

€2400

Era: early 19th century.
Materials: tortoiseshell, ivory, gold.
Dim: L 4.72 in (12 cm)/ P 1.96 in (5 cm)/ H 0.59 in.(1.5 cm).
 

print

Additional information

Oval box in brown tortoiseshell. The hinged lid is set to open two-thirds of the box. An miniature on ivory is set on the lid, framed in gold. The miniature on ivory represents a woman of quality of the end of the 18th century, in green striped dress, with powdered hair and reassembled in bun and topped with a straw hat adorned with a wreath of flowers.

 

img

Early 19th Century Tortoiseshell, Ivory, And Gold Box

Name*

Email*

Phone number

Comment*

your email has been sent