A Louis XV gold and Japanese lacquer snuff box
the mount with maker's mark rubbed (?) G? with a star for difference, Paris 1772
Oval, the cover set with a lacquer panel mother of pearl flowers in hiramakie foliage on a speckled nashiji ground, the the gold cage mounts with chased guilloche decoration, the sides and base with similar panels and mounts, the interior with tortoiseshell liner, height 3.2cm, length 7cm.