Cleopatra and the Asp

Cleopatra and the Asp

Code: 10385

Dimensions:

W: 9cm (3.5")H: 3cm (1.2")D: 7cm (2.8")

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Very unusual enamel snuff box, the white ground base  with central vignette decoration of Neoclassical scenes.  The lid is painted with a scene of Cleopatra, seated,  wearing a yellow gown, an asp entwined around her arm whilst a maid covers her eyes in fear.  Birmingham C1765.