Rectangular horn snuff box, with hinged lid inlaid

Made:
1800-1850 in Europe
maker:
Unknown

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Complete tortoiseshell carapace pierced at rear of upper shell for hanging, late nineteenth/early twentieth century
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Rectangular horn snuff box, with hinged lid inlaid with tortoiseshell over ivory, early 19th century

Details

Category:
Plastics and Modern Materials
Object Number:
1980-676/1
Materials:
box, horn, inlay, ivory, inlay, tortoiseshell
type:
snuff box
credit:
Purchase (Roger Newport)

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