A St. Cloud silver-mounted snuff box and cover, shepherd
Lot 225
A Mennecy snuff box and cover, circa 1740
Sold for £1,500 (US$ 2,521) inc. premium
Lot Details
A Mennecy snuff box and cover, circa 1740
Modelled as a reclining shepherd, his staff by his side, wearing a floppy hat and long jacket over short breeches, laying on a naturalisic modelled ground with scattered flowers and grasses, the inside and outside of the cover with flowers and plants sprouting from the ground, with silver-gilt mounts, Paris discharge marks for 1738-44 7.5cm diam, 6.5cm high,


  • Provenance:
    Anon. sale, Sotheby's London, 15 January 1959, lot 155
  1. Nette Megens
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