Palombe snuff box in Boxwood - finely carved with ebony eyes - Folk Art XVIIIth

Les couloirs du temps
Very beautiful snuff box in the shape of a wood-pigeon ("palombe" in the west south of France), in finely carved boxwood, with ebony eyes. French Folk Art, end of 18th century
Very beautiful snuff box in the shape of a wood-pigeon ("palombe" in the west south of France), in finely carved boxwood, with ebony eyes. French Folk Art, end of 18th century

Description

Very beautiful snuff box in the shape of a wood pigeon,
in finely carved boxwood, with ebony eyes.
Popular Art at the end of the 18th century.
We can admire the delicate work of the plumage, the realism of the port of the head, the details of the legs.
Brass hinge.
Really soft to the touch, superb patina.
Very good state.
Dimensions: 9 cm x 3.5 cm

Dimensions
Width 4 cm
Length 9 cm
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