This is a beautiful French Silver Gilt Pill Box made by Emile Pinteaux of Paris. The top, sides and the bottom are decorated was stunning engine turned work. The top radiates out from a circle in the center like the sun's rays, the bottom with wavy concentric circlesIt was made in France circa 1910. It bears the marks of a Minvera head with a 1 for 950, silver a higher standard than sterling also P & CIE (with dog head), and PINTEAUX all on the interior lid. It is 2 3/8" in diameter and weighs 2.42 troy ounces and is in excellent condition.
Item ID: 137-FrenchPB
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