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Antique German papier maché snuff box
An early 19th century papier maché and lacquered snuff box. Germany (Brunswick), Stockmann type, the inside of the lid with impressed maker’s mark M.A.A. On the lid a “portrait” of a lady generously décolleté, with a tiara and pearl necklace, an opulent and luxurious mock fiancé that many a gentleman of the period liked to show his friends when taking out his snuff box. Diameter "3 ½ / 9 cm, height: "¾ / 2 cm. Condition: small damage to the lady’s neck (cf. photos), otherwise fine.


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