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Tortoiseshell & Nacre Snuff Box

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A wonderful looking snuff box dating from the beginnings of the 18th century made of pressed tortoiseshell framed with a silver type metal and inlaid with discs of dished nacre further enlivened with pique-work dots; the hinged lid centred with a cameo carved profile of a youth.


Probably Dutch, or Dutch Colonial, circa 1700.


2 7/8in x 2 1/8 in x 1 1/4 in


Item Code: 4712

£ 1300

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