Ivory snuff box with silver rim, hinged lid with s

Made:
1710-1770

Ivory snuff box with silver rim, hinged lid with shipping scene engraved on top, erotic brothel scene on underside showing a woman being shaved while client looks on, English, 1714-1760

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Details

Category:
Smoking
Object Number:
A19548
Materials:
ivory, silver
type:
snuff box erotica, smoking (containers), erotica, female, shavings, smoking (containers), snuff box
credit:
Glendining
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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