Gold, ivory, glass, metal foil; ivory | 8.3 x 5.2cm | 1775-81

Unknown Artist

In eighteenth-century Europe, Paris led the production of high-quality luxury goods. Parisian goldsmiths made a wide range of small, personal articles such as snuffboxes; étuis to hold sealing wax, tweezers, or utensils for sewing; souvenirs, which c...
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