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A Vari-Coloured Gold & Enamel Snuff Box

Gold
London, 1813
Maker's Mark of John Northam

Length: 8.8cm, (3 3/8in)
Weight: 214g, (7.54oz)

Together with its original fitted case.

Description

The rectangular box with rounded corners, the lid applied with an earlier oval enamel plaque, possibly Austrian, depicting Bacchus and Ariadne within a chased flower border, surrounded by scrollwork chased in relief on a sablé ground, framed with an acorn and oak leaf border, the sides with engine-turned wavy pattern, the base centred by a chased flower within circular borders, fully hallmarked

A Vari-Coloured Gold & Enamel Snuff Box Reference: 23210.1