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George III Sterling Silver-Mounted Cowrie Shell Snuff Box with Hinged Lid

$1,150

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George III, sterling silver-mounted (unmarked, but tested) helmet cowrie shell snuff box with hinged lid, Scotland, Ca. 1790. Sterling is beautifully etched, Measures 3 inches wide x 2 1/8 inches deep (at deepest point) x 1 1/2 inches high (at highest point). Some very small dints on silver (see photos) commensurate with age and use. Dark spots on silver in photos are reflections. In good antique condition.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 1.50 in. (3.81 cm)Width: 3.0 in. (7.62 cm)Depth: 2.13 in. (5.42 cm)
  • Style
    George III (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
    1790-1799
  • Date of Manufacture
    1790
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    New York, NY
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU914725581862

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    Ships From: New York, NY
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