Meissen Pâte-sur-Pâte Silver Mounted Snuff Box, c.1880

Very finely decorated on all exterior sides, the cover with a portrait bust of Minerva, the four sides and the base decorated with motifs of armoury and heraldic symbols, reserved on a dusky pink ground, mounted in original German silver mounts. Blue crossed swords to the interior, the silver mount stamped 800 VM.
Dimensions: 8.9 x 6.3 x 4.5 cm (length x depth x height).


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