Copper gilt snuff box and spoon

Copper gilt snuff box and spoon

Code: 10155

Dimensions:

W: 5cm (2")H: 1.3cm (0.5")D: 4cm (1.6")

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Small mercury-gilded copper snuff box, the engine-turned decoration radiates from a single shell embellishment on the top edge, front and base.  The mounts hinge open to reveal a second internal lid to keep the snuff fresh.  Inside the base is its original spoon with which to snort the snuff.  English C1760.