A good tortoiseshell musical snuffbox, circa 1820,
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A good tortoiseshell musical snuffbox, circa 1820,
Sold for £1,000 (US$ 1,679) inc. premium
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A good tortoiseshell musical snuffbox,
circa 1820,
Ser. No. 1183,
playing two airs including Bid Me Discourse, with inscription to bedplate under single-section comb Dd. Jaccard J. Berirley, Clarkenwell, London, 1821, horn cover, in figured case with yellow metal shield cartouche to lid, mother-of-pearl start/stop and change/repeat buttons to front, underside with loop-twist decoration to entire panel - 3.1/2in. (9cm) wide, the cylinder 2.1/2in. (6.5cm)

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  • Condition: F II 2
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