S/5378 Antique 19th Century Horn and Tortoiseshell Snuff Box
An unusual horn snuff box with a panelled tortoiseshell lid, having a most unusual feature of a circular inset brass rimmed compass. The body is of rectangular form and the full length hinged lid is very slightly warped to one end, showing a small gap between the lid and the base. The whole has a pleasing contrasting colour.
3¾ in. (9.5 cm.) Wide
1¾ in. (4.5 cm.) Deep
1¼ in. (3 cm.) High
English Circa 1840