12. AN EARLY 18TH CENTURY TORTOISESHELL SNUFF BOX INLAID WITH MOTHER-OF-PEARL, WESTERN EUROPE.

Origin: Western Europe, early 18th century.

Dimensions: 7,8 x 6,6 x 4,3 cm.

Made of solid tortoiseshell with engraved mother-of-pearl and brass floral and animal inlays, the lid with embossed and engraved metal mounts, front side inlaid with engraved metal depicting hunting dog and bird. Dated to early 18th century.

Condition report: in need of cleaning. Old repairs. Hinges loose. Lid with repaired crack. Minor marks and scratches.

Remarks: similar snuff box in The Witteley Galleries, room 69, case 20.

Sale No 11005

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11 December 2018 18:00

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Estimate 800-1000 EUR

6TH MILITARIA, CLOCKS, ART OF WEST AND EAST AUCTION,

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