DescriptionA FRENCH TORTOISE SHELL SNUFF BOX WITH PORTRAIT MINIATURE COVER
Maker unknown, probably France, early 19th century
0-3/4 x 2-1/4 inches (1.9 x 5.7 cm)
The tortoise shell box with ivory fillet at edge, center oval miniature set within tooled metal frame, painting depicts a young man standing with a flag with a woman seated at work.
Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500.
A slivered area missing from the base, chips along rim, bottom is unattached.
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