S/2832 Antique Treen 19th Century Masur Birch Table Snuff Box
A good quality masur birch table snuff box, having a lid with a wooden hinge that opens to reveal a tortoiseshell lined interior in the traditional manner. It has the unusual feature of the ends being banded in a brass surround denoting quality. The whole has lovely figuring and a good colour retaining a patination.
5¼ in. (13.5 cm.) Wide
2½ in. (6.5 cm.) Deep
1 in. (2.5 cm.) High
English Circa 1840