A mid-19th century French gold snuff box,
by Alexander Raoul Morel (Fl. 1833-1850), Paris circa 1840, incuse stamped 799 to rim,
the rectangular cover with elaborately engraved Arabesques and strapwork with relief rocaille edge, the bombé sides with similar engraving, the base with a central engine-turned panel with strapwork border, length 8.4cm, weight 96.8gms.
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