A Gold Mounted Porphyry Snuff Box

A Gold Mounted Porphyry Snuff Box

Gold & Porphyry
George II
Probably London, circa 1750-60

Diameter: 7.2 cm, 2 7/8 in.


Circular box of green porphyry mounted à jour within reeded gold borders, with waisted sides and carved radiating fluting, the domed cover centred by a rosette, slightly raised scroll thumbpiece.

You May Also Like

A Swiss 19th Century Gold & Enamel Box

A French Late 18th Century Gold, Enamel & Moss Agate Box

A French Vari-Colour Oval Gold Box

A German Gold-Mounted Rock Crystal Box