A French Gold Snuff Box

A French Gold Snuff Box

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

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

 

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

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

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