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  • Jenny Housley

    Stalking the Belle Époque: Gifts of Grandeur French Snuff Box 1764-5

  • Kita Inoru

    1764-1764 French Sèvres snuffbox at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London - From the curators' comments: "Egg-shaped boxes were very popular in the 18th century, especially in England, where they were often made of materials such as gold-mounted agates and enamelled copper. Sèvres porcelain boxes shaped as eggs however appear to be very rare. It is possible that...it was a special commission for an English customer of the Sèvres factory."

  • Jurema Rodrigues

    Sevres snuffbox in the shape of an egg. The Sèvres Egg Snuffbox, 1764-5

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