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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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