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A French Gold Snuff Box

Gold
Paris, 1789
Maker's mark of Jean Edme Julliot
Marked to lid and base

Height: 3.9cm, 1.5in.
Width: 8.2cm, 3.2in.
Weight: 98.5g, 3.17oz

Provenance

Gifted by Prince Charles Edward Stuart to William Graham of Airth; By descent to Mary Graham (second daughter of William Graham) who married John Stirling of Kippendavie, 1781; By direct descent to private collection

Description

Of canted rectangular form with engine decorated border with lattice panel of beaded and rose head decoration, the base and body similarly decorated.

A French Gold Snuff Box Reference: 22011.1