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A late 18th century French engine turned tortoiseshell
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A late 18th century French engine turned tortoiseshell and unmarked gold mounted snuff box, circa 1780 Of circular form the hinged gently domed lid raised by a chased shell and scroll thumbpiece. The exterior with engine turned nested medallion. The interior of lid with a later glazed compartment with a print. Diameter – 8.2 cm / 3.25 inches
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A late 18th century French engine turned tortoiseshell

Estimate £1,000 - £1,500
Oct 30, 2020
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0089: A late 18th century French engine turned tortoiseshell

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Est. £1,000 - £1,500Starting Price £1,000
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A late 18th century French engine turned tortoiseshell and unmarked gold mounted snuff box, circa 1780 Of circular form the hinged gently domed lid raised by a chased shell and scroll thumbpiece. The exterior with engine turned nested medallion. The interior of lid with a later glazed compartment with a print. Diameter – 8.2 cm / 3.25 inches

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