Antique French 18ct Yellow Gold Snuff Box
Antique French 18ct Yellow Gold Snuff Box
Antique French 18ct Yellow Gold Snuff Box
Antique French 18ct Yellow Gold Snuff Box
Antique French 18ct Yellow Gold Snuff Box
Antique French 18ct Yellow Gold Snuff Box
Antique French 18ct Yellow Gold Snuff Box
Antique French 18ct Yellow Gold Snuff Box
Antique French 18ct Yellow Gold Snuff Box

LOUIS TRONQUOY (worked from 1825)

Antique French 18ct Yellow Gold Snuff Box

c. 1825 France

Offered by AC Silver

£4,650 gbp
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This fine antique French 18ct yellow gold snuff box has a rectangular form with subtly concave sides.

The surface of the piece is embellished with panels of fine hand engraved small-scale repeating Regency style decoration framed with plain borders.

This antique snuff box is fitted with a hinged cover ornamented with an impressive applied shaped thumbpiece.

The engraved decoration to the cover of this impressive gold snuff box incorporates a vacant rectangular cartouche to the centre.

The interior of each compartment is plain and unembellished.

The hallmarks struck to the impressive snuff box include:

Maker's mark: Louis Tronquoy

Standard/Title mark: used between 1819-1838

French Guarantee: 18 carat

Dimensions

Height 1.3cm/0.6"

Length 7.6cm/3"

Depth 4.6cm/1.8"

Weight

2.3 troy ounce/71.5g


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This French snuff box is an exceptional gauge of gold, fine quality and in exceptional condition.

The engraved decoration is very crisp.

The maker’s mark to the interior of the base, and guarantee and standard marks to the rim of each side of the snuff box are all very clear.

Reflections in photography may detract from the true representation of this antique French piece.
Maker: Louis Tronquoy

Origin: France, Europe

Date: Circa 1825
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU A2497 when enquiring about the piece.
Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase
Dimensions
Height 1.30 cm (0.51 inches)
Weight 2.30oz t (71.53g)
Stock Code
A2497
Medium
An exceptional and impressive antique French 18 carat yellow gold snuff box; an addition to our continental collection
Signed/Inscribed
The maker’s mark to the interior of the base, and guarantee and standard marks to the rim of each side of the snuff box are all very clear.
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