S/4646 Antique Treen 19th Century Burr Elm Book Snuff Box
A solid burr elm book shaped snuff box, having a lid with a full width metal hinge, that opens to reveal a carved out spacious interior. The exterior has a rounded spine and has an excellent grain, and it is most unusual to find a snuff box carved from the solid in burr elm, as they are more often found in other woods. The whole has an excellent colour, grain and patination.
4 in. (10 cm.) Wide
2¼ in. (6 cm.) Deep
¾ in. (2 cm.) High
English Circa 1830