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Georgian Rose Engine Turned Horn Snuff Box Copper Gilt Gold


£320 | $431 USD | €373 EUR
Item Number: SA722284
Date of manufacture: 18th Century
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Andrew Nethercott Antiques
This antique has been viewed 37 times in the past month with the most views from Finland.


Striking 18th century horn snuff box, English or European, circa 1780.
Rose engine turned horn or shell, a process using a complex lathe to produce relatively deeply cut elaborate guilloche decoration.
Copper gilt hinged bezel with decorative gold thumb piece.
Diameter 2,7/8" or 74mm, height 1,5/8" or 40mm, weight 99 grams.
A table rather than a pocket snuff box, the lid a good airtight fit.
In very good presentable condition, noting small tight hairlines emanating from some rivets, some wear and small infilled insect holes around the foot rim.
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This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 18th Century.


Height = 4 cm (1.6")
Width = 7.4 cm (2.9")
Depth = 7.4 cm (2.9")

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Andrew Nethercott Antiques
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