S/2259 Antique 18th Century Tortoiseshell and Engraved Silver Snuff Box
An 18th century oval tortoiseshell engraved silver snuff box of exceptional quality, having a hinged lid with an applied silver border and a central panel, which is engraved with a rural scene of a lady and gentleman greeting each other in friendship with a child standing behind.
The snuff box has an ornate silver hinge and clasp, that is above a further band of applied silver decoration to the base. The whole in in fine condition throughout.
3 in. (7.5 cm.) Wide
2½ in. (6.5 cm.) Deep
1¼ in. (3 cm.) High
Dutch Circa 1780