A musical gold and tortoiseshell snuff box,  Swiss, circa 1830,
Lot 132
A musical gold and tortoiseshell snuff box, Swiss, circa 1830,
Sold for £2,880 (US$ 4,840) inc. premium
Lot Details
A musical gold and tortoiseshell snuff box,
Swiss, circa 1830,
the 6cm cylinder playing two airs on sectional comb with teeth grouped in threes, under horn cover in tortoiseshell case with gold escutcheon, banding and lid inlaid with a young couple driving a gig and two horses
9 by 5.8 by 3cm
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