S/2059 Antique Treen 19th Century Yew Wood Snuff Shoe
An extremely finely carved yew wood snuff shoe, having a protruding heal, buckle and pointed toe, profusely carved in relief with leaves, branches and a single flower head above the toe. The removable lid has a carved crown above a double headed eagle. The whole is in fine condition, of a lovely rich colour and wonderful patination, a serious collector's item.
4 in. (10 cm.) Wide
1¼ in. (3 cm.) Deep
2 in. (5 cm.) High
Austrian/Russian Circa 1820