M. FORD CREECH ANTIQUES & FINE ARTS
MOULDED TORTOISESHELL PORTRAIT SNUFF BOX
France, Probably 18th Century
The round snuff box with a lift-off cover moulded with overlapping portraits of
French King Louis XIV and Marie-Therese below the molded text :
LOUIS XIV . ET MARIE THERESE .
Provenance : Naphill Bucks, A & E Foster, November 1997
Louis XIV (Sun King), 1638-1715
Marie-Thérèse (Maria Theresa of Spain), Queen of France 1660-83
Condition : Good to Excellent, the cover fitting tightly; good detail to moulding;
a very small crack to the base rim; minor surface wear consistent with age and use
2.5" Diameter x 1-1/8" High
PRICE : Please Inquire
Showing tight and stable line crack to the side
See Also :
"Collection of Tortoise and Cowrie Snuff Boxes" :
Click each box above for its individual detailed page
Also below for :
"THE TORTOISE & THE COWRIE"
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