About the object

An Early 18th Century Gold & Mother of Pearl 'Hunting Horn' Snuff Box
With Gold Pique Work
Made circa 1710

A very rare gold snuff box
Pushing down the blued-steel spring allows snuff to be dispensed
Beautiful tight fitting lid
Not marked


Length 4.1" (10.3cm)


Gross weight 1.55 troy oz (50g)

Condition report

5 dots missing out of approximately 1700 individual gold pique dots On the opposite side of the spring there is a slight gap between the mother of pearl and the gold dispenser, but does not move Otherwise excellent condition Without damage or repair

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