snuff box

Rectangular red marble snuff box with five detailed polychrome micromosaic medallions depicting five famous landmarks in Rome, including the Pantheon (bottom left), St. Peter's Square (Piazza San Pietro, centre), the Roman Forum, with the temples of Vespasian and Saturn in the foreground (top right), and the Colosseum (Flavian Amphitheatre, bottom right).

Label: one grey label, handwritten in white ink. There is a small label affixed with the number 13 on it.

would have been bought as a souvenir by someone taking part in the 'Grand Tour'.

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