George I Tortoiseshell, Silver & Abalone Snuff Box
Silver, Metal & Vertu
3.5 inches inches
The oval box with an impressed tortoiseshell cover depicting the drunken Silenes astride a donkey accompanied by youths, dancing nymphs and fairies with amorini above, with a mother of pearl base, unmarked silver mounts, the cover plaque by John Obrisset c.1725
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