N/A - Snuff box set with a micromosaic of a lancer on horseback

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N/A - Snuff box set with a micromosaic of a lancer on horseback

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A french gold lined burlwood snuff box, hallmarks of the city of Paris. Mounted on the hinged cover a micromosaic on copper representing a lancer on horseback (probably a Polish light-weight lancer from the Vistola Legion part of the napoleonic army) within a foliate gilt frame.

The box and the micro mosaic 1810 circa.

Dimensions cm 5,5 x 8,5 x h 2 the box - cm 3,4 x 4,2 the mosaic.

Excellent condition commensurate with age.

The Vistola Legion was a polish division created by Napoleon the 1st in 1807 and they were part of the french army until 1814.

 

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