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French Ivory Snuff Box

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A fine 17th/18th century ivory snuff box, the hinged lid in a frame of silver coloured metal, carved with a scene of Perseus rescuing the Ethiopian princess Andromeda from the seamonster Cetus, which has been set upon Andromeda by the God of the sea; Poseiden.

 

The box is appropriately scallop-shaped.

 

Made in France, probably Paris, at around 1700.

 

w:3.75 ni x 2.75in x h:.75 in 

 

Item Code: 4218

£ 1250

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