Description & Technical information

Weight: 87g
The cover flat chased on a matte ground with an outdoor scene depicting a lady being greeted by a gentleman, a tree to the right, buildings in the distance, in a border of foliate scroll and lyre motifs, birds and dog to the corners, reeded rims.

Date:  1722
Period:  1600-1750, 18th century
Origin:  London
Medium: gold
Dimensions: 6.8 x 5 x 1.7 cm (2⁵/₈ x 2 x 0⁵/₈ inches)
Literature: Illustrated in 'A History of Gold Snuff Boxes' by R.M.and M.S.Norton, formerly the property of Mrs.David Gubbay

Categories: Jewellery