C1800 Tortoise Shell Snuff Box with inset Brass Plaque
C1800 Tortoise Shell Snuff Box with inset Brass Plaque
C1800 Tortoise Shell Snuff Box with inset Brass Plaque
C1800 Tortoise Shell Snuff Box with inset Brass Plaque

C1800 Tortoise Shell Snuff Box with inset Brass Plaque

c. 1800 England

Offered by G D Ginger Antiques

£460 gbp
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A fine quality tortoise shell snuff box with a front brass plaque inscribed " cupid once upon a bed off roses laid his heavy head. luckless urchin not to see within the leaves of a slumbering tree. The bee awoke with temper wild then bewildered stung the child" With a wonderful quality decorated back. In good original condition, colour and patination.




3" dia.




5/8" thick




£460.
Dimensions
Diameter 3.00 (7.62 cm)
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