An Italian glass and gilt mounted snuff box
Lot 7
A rare verre eglomisé glass and gilt metal-mounted snuff box, mid-18th century
£800 - 1,200
US$ 1,300 - 2,000
Lot Details
A rare verre eglomisé glass and gilt metal-mounted snuff box, mid-18th century

The side and top panels engraved with landscapes within rococo cartouches filled-in in gold against a red ground, the interior of the glass panels in gold mirror glass, the inside of the lid engraved with the arms of a cardinal, possibly for the Bonanomi family of Milan, gilt metal wavy mounts, 8cm x 5.3cm (two end panels broken).
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  1. John Sandon
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