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Lot 133: An Italian gold and mother of pearl snuff box
25 October 2016
Roma, ItalyLive Auction
An Italian gold and mother of pearl snuff box
polychromatic decoration representing " Architectures with figures", gross weight 82 gr.
This unique snuff box is composed by a gold mount with a cover, mother of pearl base and lateral surfaces, with architectural capricci very popular in the 18th century in Italy. Those fantastic views were often filled with sacred and mythological figures.
Italy 20th century