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A George II Gold Mounted Porphyry Snuff Box

Gold & Porphyry
Probably London, circa 1750/60
Diameter: 2 7/8 in, (7.2cm)

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
 

A George II Gold Mounted Porphyry Snuff Box Reference: dt23384.2