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Three Snuff Boxes

Auction:
2402
Lot:
543
Sold for:
$474$400

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2402
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 10, 2008 5:00PM

Description:

Three Snuff Boxes, 19th century, a Scottish carved burlwood mull, lid with inlaid metal thistles, lg. 3 1/2, and two oblong lidded horn boxes, lg. 4 1/4 and 2 3/8 in.
Estimate $100-150

Carved wood snuff with very minor shrinkage to cover; small scratch to body and minor wood flaw; very good color; mounts a little dirty and tarnished; two horn boxes both shrinkage and minor losses.

Keywords

inlaid metal thistles, Snuff, Tobacco

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