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Seven unmounted Italian hardstone snuff boxes

Maker:  Maker Unknown




Seven unmounted Italian hardstone snuff boxes, circa 1760, one oval, of Florentine porphyry with wavy fluted sides and bevel-edged lid, three oval of yellow and red marble, one containing: 'Lady Sophia Cecil's hair, Feb. 1800', two rectangular, of cream marble and grey hardstone, flecked in red (chipped) and an oblong example of striated grey marble with label: 'From Mount Vesuvius' (restored).

ID:  1881

Currently kept at: Burghley House



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