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A Fine Horn Snuff Mull

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Georgian horn snuff box, the horn lid finished as a gentle radiating ripple and centred with an inlaid cartouche engraved with the owner's initials engraved in gothic lettering RCS bordered by a buckled belt, the hinged bezel of silver coloured metal deeply and finely engraved with a border of thistle in leaf. The hollow horn body finished octagonally and reciprocating the undulations of the lid, terminating in a carved dog's head with inlaid eyes, up-standing ears and a fastened collar of silver coloured metal.

 

Scottish circa 1830.

 

approx 5 inches in length x dia: 1.5 inches.

 

Item Code: 3899

£ 1300

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