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Silver-Gilt Musical Snuff Box by François Nicole
- This exceptional silver-gilt musical snuff box was crafted by the famed François Nicole
- The highly complex piece contains a musical movement that plays two airs
- Such musical snuff boxes were once considered status symbols amongst the wealthy elite
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Once known as carillons à musique, musical snuff boxes were once considered status symbols amongst the wealthy elite. A step above the traditional snuff box, musical boxes helped to influence the development and popularity of all music box production in the 19th century.
Comb stamped "F. NICOLE"
3 7/16" wide x 2 1/8" deep x 1" high