Frederick the Great box

Frederick the Great box

Code: 10172


W: 8.5cm (3.3")H: 3.2cm (1.3")D: 8.5cm (3.3")

£790.00 Approx $943.85, €914.35

Papier mache snuff box made to simulate tortoiseshell. The lid is set with a gold mounted miniature of Frederick the Great on horseback behind convex glass.  It is hand painted in oil on a piece of mother of pearl and is applied with gold and silver wire decoration.  Gilt metal hinged mounts.  Continental C1790.