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Snuff Box - French Occupation of Madrid, 1808
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Snuff Box - French Occupation of Madrid, 1808

Measurements: Overall: 8.5cm (3.25in) x 3cm (1.25in) x 5.3cm (2in)



1st Viscount Norwich (representative to de Gaulle's Free France (1943-44) and ambassador to France from 1944-48)
Lady Diana Cooper.

Burr wood and glazed gilt metal boxes,early 19th century,  the rectangular in mahogany inset with the reverse of a medal with PORTE DE ALCALA, view of the gateway of Alcala in Madrid, in exergue: ENTREE DES FRANCAIS A MADRID LE IV DECEMBRE MDCCCVIII.