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Deadman's Snuffbox

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A seventeenth century coffin-shaped brass snuffbox, the base engraved with the image of a human skeleton holding an hourglass. The lids to the 'coffin' engraved, 'That They Would Consider Their Latter End, To Remember To Die', around the sides is later engraved '.........1741 Apr 25.' 

 

English circa 1680.

 

3 3/4 in x 1 1/8 in x 3/4 in

 

Item Code: 3590

£ 1700

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