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A Fine Pair Of Georgian Straw Work Snuff Boxes


£1,650 | $2,247 USD | €1,837 EUR
Item Number: SA757548
Date of manufacture: Georgian
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Period Portraits
This antique has been viewed 29 times in the past month with the most views from Australia.


A fine and rare pair of early Georgian period straw work snuff boxes dating to c.1725 - 1735.
Each highly decorative and jewel-like box features minutely detailed mythological scenes to the front and arabesques to the reverse. Both are created with consulate skill by a supremely talented hand using the tiniest slivers of marquetry and pen work.
These boxes retain a good portion of their original colouring and are in very good to fine condition with minor losses.
These museum quality items really do provide a unique opportunity for a collector of taste.
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Worldwide shipping available.


This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as Georgian.


Height = 6 cm (2.4")
Width = 9 cm (3.5")
Depth = 2 cm (0.8")

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North Yorkshire
United Kingdom

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