Meissen Pudelkopfes or Poodle’s Head Tabatiere or Snuff Box

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Meissen Pudelkopfes or Poodle’s Head Tabatiere or Snuff Box

An extremely rare and highly unusual Meissen Pudelkopfes or Poodle’s Head Tabatiere or Snuff Box, the dog’s face with deep modelling and naturalistic highlighting to the hair, the cover painted inside and outside with domestic farmyard scenes of chickens, cockerels and turkeys. With beautiful patterned rose gold mounts and gilded interior.

Crossed swords marks in underglaze blue to the reverse edge of groups. One incised 46 the other impressed 46

Circa 1745

Height: 2 3/4 Ins ( 6.8cms.) Diameter: 2 Ins. (5 cms.)

Stock No. 1868

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