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18th Century French Novelty Snuff Box
REF: 243826 / LA226219
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Louis XV silver and mother of pearl snuff box, modelled as a chest of four drawers. The side and base panels are carved with Rococo foliate cartouches on a geometric chain scroll ground. The lid has a depiction of Bruegel's painting, The Merchant [Pedlar] Robbed by Monkeys, 1562, signed to the reverse G A Forsman fecit. Discharge mark Paris.
Antiques in Oxford has clarified that the 18th Century French Novelty Snuff Box (LA226219) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being c.1750
Very good. Tiny hole in bottom right corner
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