S/2801 Antique Treen 19th Century Fruitwood miser's snuff box
A lovely early 19th century octagonal fruitwood miser's snuff box, having a circular brass lid which revolves and reveals a single or double circular aperture. The base has a bone star which holds the pin, allowing the top to revolve. The whole has a good rich colour and patination.
½ in. (1.25 cm.) High
2½ in. (6.5 cm.) Diameter English Circa 1820