A beautiful solid silver snuffbox engraved with the portraits of a male and female character in typical mid-17th century attire, surround by foliate scrollwork and rocailles. The back is engraved with a coat of arms crowned with a marquess 's coronet and held by two supporters in the form of a gryphon and a lion. The inside of the box retains the original gilding. The snuffbox bears no hallmarks.
Probably Southern Netherlands. 2nd half of the 17th century.
Dimensions: 7cm x 5,5cm x H 3,5cm
2 500 €
Price : on request