Description & Technical information

A gold mounted, aventurined torthoishell snuffbox with micro carved wood neoclassical scene on the top under glass.

Date:  1800
Period:  1750-1850, 18th century
Origin:  Italy, Turin
Medium: Gold mounted, aventurined torthoishell, micro carved wood
Dimensions: 8 cm (3¹/₈ inches)
Provenance: Villa d'agile' Turin.
Categories: Furniture, Works of Art