Silver-gilt and shagreen snuff-box, sapphire thumbpiece

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Silver-gilt (950°/oo) and 18ct (750°/oo) yellow gold rectangular shagreen-covered snuff-box with two hinged lids. A side one and the central hinged cover with a yellow gold and sapphire cabochon thumbpiece.

French work, probably early 20th century.

French standard hallmarks and maker’s mark.

Gross weight : 168.1g (5oz 8dwt).
Dimensions : 6.5 x 9.3 x1.8cm (2-1/2 x 3-5/8 x 3/4in)

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  • Items quantity:  1
  • Period :  20th Century
  • Height in cm : 6 cm
  • Width in cm : 9 cm
  • Depth in cm : 1 cm
  • Weight in g : 168 g
  • Expertissim Reference: 2015020548