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MOULDED TORTOISESHELL PORTRAIT SNUFF BOX

France, Probably 18th Century

    

 

Moulded Tortoiseshell Portrait Snuff Box, Louis XIV, et Marie Therese, 18th century France, early 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 .

Apparently unsigned

 

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
 
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# 6967

 

Moulded Tortoiseshell Portrait Snuff Box, Louis XIV, et Marie Therese, 18th century France, early 18th century

 

Moulded Tortoiseshell Portrait Snuff Box, Louis XIV, et Marie Therese, 18th century France, early 18th century, verso

 

Moulded Tortoiseshell Portrait Snuff Box, Louis XIV, et Marie Therese, 18th century France, early 18th century, closed   Moulded Tortoiseshell Portrait Snuff Box, Louis XIV, et Marie Therese, 18th century France, early 18th century, closed

 

Moulded Tortoiseshell Portrait Snuff Box, Louis XIV, et Marie Therese, 18th century France, early 18th century, side fault

 

Showing tight and stable line crack to the side

 

See Also :

 

  Three Fine Snuff Boxes  
 

 

French Papier Mache Snuff Box, c1790 / Queen Anne Tortoiseshell & Silver Pique Snuff Box, c1708 / 18th Century Tortoiseshell Portrait Snuff Box

 

 
French Papier Mache Snuff Box, c1780 Queen Anne Tortoiseshell & Silver Pique Snuff Box

 

 

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Early 18th Century French Tortoiseshell Moulded Snuff Box, Louis XIV & Marie Therese