Silver Snuff-Box with Engraved Initials
Dimensions: 7.5 x 4.5 x 2.5 cm
Weight: 111 g
Period: 19th century
Rectangular silver snuff-box with modelled thumb-piece. The hinged lid is decorated with finely engraved motives. Alongside the rims there are tiny dots and foliage in the corners. On the centre there is a cartouche with the upper and lower side formed of two confronted S volutes. Inside the cartouche the initials F. D. are engraved. The cartouche is flanked by two elaborate acanthus C scrolls. The sides of the box are horizontally fluted and reeded.
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