navigation Browse Blog

koopman rare art

 
 
A Gold-Mounted Carved Shell Snuff Box

German or Southern Italian, circa 1735
Dimensions: 6 cm, 2 3/8 in.
Of cartouche form, the lid with a domed panel carved in cameo with Judith and the head of Holofernes. The base carved with the judgment of Solomon, within broad gold mounts, the interior of the lid with a later miniature on ivory of a quayside subject.
 

Additional Images

A Gold-Mounted Carved Shell Snuff Box Reference: 23524.6