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Superb Tabatiere Scatola Snuff Pill Box Testudo Marginata Carved Lid XIXéme Napoleon III Large c1850

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Superb Tabatiere Scatola Snuff Pill Box Testudo Marginata Carved Lid XIXéme Napoleon III Large c1850

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Superb Tabatiere Scatola Snuff Pill Box Testudo Marginata Carved Lid XIXéme Napoleon III Large c1850

  • Superb genuine antique Napoleon III era tabatière box.
  • Circa 1850.
  • Snuff box, tobacco box, powder box, or pill box.
  • Intricate, elaborately carved hinged lid.
  • Handmade, hand carved, and hand constructed.
  • Six tiny brass nails evenly spaced on the bottom.
  • Sides are curved and plain (sans design).
  • Hinged lid.
  • Closes with a working silver hinge that is entirely hand-constructed.
  • The hinge is intact and fully functional.
  • Clean interior.
  • Provenance: DeCaro's, Naples, Italy.
  • COUNTRY of Origin: Italy.
  • AGE: XIXéme Napoleon III c1850
  • Exactly as shown in the detailed photos below.
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  • All the information you need to decide about a purchase is in front of you at the time of purchase.

SIZE:

  • This measures overall approximately 2.5 inches x 1.8 inches x 1 inch // 6,3 cm x 4,6 cm x 2,5 cm.

ABOUT TORTOISE SHELL

  • The shell used in this particular piece is guaranteed to be from a Testudo marginata that died well over 100 years ago.
  • The Conservation status of the marginated tortoise (Testudo marginata) is that of Least Concern (IUCN 2.3).
  • Testudo marginata is a species of tortoise found in Greece, Italy and the Balkans in southern Europe.
  • The Testudo marginata is not now and never has been either endangered or threatened as a species. It wasn't when this was made and it isn't now.
  • A great many turtle species are endangered or threatened but not all of them.
  • Our reference is http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marginated_tortoise


ABOUT NAPOLEON III

  • Louis-Napoléon Bonaparte
  • Full name Charles Louis Napoléon Bonaparte, b.20 April 1808 – d. 9 January 1873
  • First President of the French Republic and the only emperor of the Second French Empire.
  • He holds the unusual distinction of being both the first titular president and the last monarch of France.

CONDITION:

  • By " antique " we mean over 100 years of age.
  • By " vintage " we mean between 50 and 100 years of age.
  • This item is made of matter and it is OLD; this means it is NOT NEW.
  • This is not a recent reproduction. It is not a recent copy. It is not a fake.
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There are signs of age and usage including but not limited to:

  • There is overall surface wear.
  • There are surface scratches.
  • There is oxidation.
  • There may also be other signs of age and usage that we missed because we aren't specifically trained to see them.
  • The condition is good, THIS IS COMPLETE, there's nothing functionally wrong with this, and the condition is exactly as shown in the photo.
  • Please look at all the photos carefully and read this description carefully.
  • This has not been examined microscopically.
  • We have not taken this apart or put it back together, we've not subtracted anything from it nor added anything to it that was not already there when we got it.
  • We have not cleaned it.
  • It is impossible to divine exactly what information a buyer might want. It is the buyer's responsibility to carefully scrutinize a purchase before buying. Please consider your purchase carefully. We are happy to help in any way we can by answering your questions to the best of our ability and furnishing additional specifics upon request. Ask any questions before you buy.

 

BELLE TABATIERE ANCIENNE.

  • Une tabatière années Napoléon III (1850 environ), d'origine l'italienne.
  • Petite boîte destinée à contenir du tabac à priser ou à fumer.
  • Dimensions: 6,3 cm x 4,6 cm x 2,5 cm.
  • Le couvercle est sculpté par main.
  • Le couvercle ferme avec un charnière en l'argent.
  • Au fond, six petit clou en cuivre.
  • Très bon état. Vraiment superb.
  • Frais de port en sus.
  • Merci de votre visite.















 

 


 


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