antique French silver and gold snugg box
top of French antique silver snuff box
interior of French antique silver snuff box
French antique silver and gold inlay snuff box antique silver

N9718 French Antique Silver & Gold Snuff Box

Circa 1870

A fine quality antique silver French snuff box inlaid with gold in excellent condition. The edge of the box is also gold. The interior has a later 1955 inscription. The decoration is done in gold inlay with a vase of flowers at the center and floral swags. This inlay extends to all four sides and includes a tiny engraved coronet and crest in a cartouche on the lid. Each of the four corners has a soldier holding a shield. The box has a smooth finish and feels heavy and good in the hand. Length 3 3/8" by 1 5/8" by 5/8" thick. Marked with a Minerva head and maker's mark on the lip of the hinged lid. Weight 3.9 troy oz.

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