Art Nouveau La Pierre Sterling Chatelaine Snuff/Pill Box
This art nouveau chatelaine snuff box or pill box is from La Pierre Manufactering company of New York NY, in business from 1888. The exquisite repousse' design features a motif of flowers and scrolls. The little box is in wonderful condition for its age, only a few small minor dings. The hinge is in excellent condition and it opens easily and closes securely. It measures 1 3/8 by 1 1/8" and carries the La Pierre mark, the inventory number and "sterling".