Jasper, agate, silver
German, probably Salzburg
Mid 18th century
The oblong striated blue and pink agate faceted hinged lid mounted in silver, jasper body shaped with ogee cut sides.
For a similar example see see Bonhams “A Ducal Collection of Hardstone Boxes: Collected by the 7th Duke of Wellington” Lot 42 19th June 2013. For another example see Kenneth Snowman, Gold Boxes of the Eighteenth Century (London 1966), page 310, plate 633.