S/4873 Antique Treen Early 19th Century Mahogany Snuff Shoe
A rare lady's small mahogany snuff shoe, extensively decorated with brass pique, including the underside, which has a protruding heel. The separate sliding lid is also decorated with pique S scrolls. Small snuff shoes or boxes were used by ladies and were easily concealed. The whole has an excellent rich colour and patination.
3½ in. (9 cm.) Wide
1¼ in. (3 cm.) Deep
1¾ in. (4.5 cm.) High
English Circa 1820