c1975 Italian Sterling Silver Gran Canal Venice Snuff Box


A very nice quality Italian Sterling silver Snuff Box, which has been decorated with an enamelled porcelain image of Venice, showing the Molo building, by the Gran Canal.

The style of image is reminiscent of the paintings by Canaletto. The inside is stamped 925 and the underside has the Italian hallmarks of the star, with the number 166 and the VE, for the Assay office of Venice. The piece dates from around 1975. Condition is as new, with no apparent wear or damage.

Size: 5.7 x 4.5 x 2 cm (2 2/8 x 1 ¾ x ¾ inches)
Weight: 60 g