QUALITY GEORGIAN FRENCH HAND PAINTED MINIATURE ANTIQUE IVORY SIGNED SNUFF BOX NAPOLEON ERA WE ARE PLEASED TO OFFER THIS EXQUISITE BEAUTIFUL ANTIQUE FRENCH HAND PAINTED MINIATURE PORTRAIT OF A YOUNG LADY SNUFF BOX SIGNED NAPOLEON ERA...Circa 1800This is a very fine quality Beautiful Antique Ivory French Hand Painted Miniature Portrait of a Women Snuff Box. This stunning water colour miniature painting is signed with the name Doria, crafted in Paris France circa 1800 making this wonderful snuff box over 200 years old.The detailing to this hand painted miniature Portrait is superb, the painting is so very detailed.The detailing to this hand painted miniature Portrait is superb, the young lady is wearing a Pretty Peach colour dress with a white lace scarf around her neckline which is tucked into the front of her dress , she is wearing a large hat mounted with feathers which was the fashion of the 18th century, below her hat she has the most wonderful white curled hair which frames her very pretty face wonderfully, this is a fine quality hand painted miniature and has a glass covering it for protection, this is then framed with a beautiful gold colour border, this was extremely popular in the Georgian period, this miniature portrait snuff box is so very typical of the French Napoleon era circa 1800 and is in wonderful condition, this would have once belonged to a young Gentleman and been given to him by his lady as a keep sake in circa 1800, the quality of the craftsmanship is superb, this snuff box is so very tactile and once held it has the most wonderful feel. This will add something very special to any collection; my photos don’t do it justice.Date...circa 1800Measurements.... Height : 2.7cm......Diameter: 4.5cmCondition.... In superb condition with no damage, chips or cracks to the ivory. Watercolour in perfect undamaged condition.
FRENCH IVORY SNUFF BOX