The Multi-use Snuff Box

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A  Piguet & Meylan Combination Music Box, Clock and Snuff box, in the shape of a Butterfly, created around 1820. It was made for the Chinese Market.

In 1811, Piguet & Meylan was founded in Geneva. In 1828, the two associates separated. During that time, Piguet & Meylan was one of the largest companies in the city. They made exquisite timepieces for ladies and gentlemen. The Butterfly snuff boxes are my favourites in their range.

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The Rose Repeater Watch.

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2 responses to “The Multi-use Snuff Box

  1. This is so gorgeous! Thank you for all the marvelous items and information you share here.

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