A French Louis XVIII burr maple snuff box and cover, early 19th century
A French Louis XVIII burr maple snuff box and cover, early 19th century. Of circular form, the cover decorated in shallow relief with a depiction of Louis XVIII of France in profile surrounded by an inscription around the outer edge reading LOUIS XVIII ROI DE FRANCE ET DE NAVARRE, the interior with a tortoiseshell lining to both sides. 3.1 in (8 cm) diameter.
Auction Date: June 2014