French Louis XV Saint Cloud Snuff Box | 18th Century

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    The porcelain snuff box mounted with silver modelled as a recumbent lamb. The lamb decorated extensively with chinoiserie design in the Kakiemon style with various figures and pagoda style buildings. When opened the bottom reveals further decoration to the inside of the lid. Hallmarked to the side of the silver mount with the discharge mark of Hubert Louvert Paris (15 Oct 1732 to 1 Oct 1738).

    Notes | Saint-Cloud porcelain is a type of soft-paste porcelain produced in the French town of Saint-Cloud from the late 17th to the mid 18th century.

    Reference | For a matching model with realistic painting see the V&A collection (C.1312&A-1919)

    Measurements | 4.5cm High x 6.5cm Wide x 3.5cm Deep

    Condition | Very Good, small amounts of wear to the painting, small firing flaw to the inside.