Shell snuff box
Lot 30
An early 18th century silver mounted cowry shell snuff box unmarked, second quarter of the 18th century
£300 - 500
US$ 500 - 840
Lot Details
An early 18th century silver mounted cowry shell snuff box
unmarked, second quarter of the 18th century
Conventional form, the underside chased with foliate scrolls to the hinge and with a central cartouche depicting a monogram and crest, length 7.9cm.

Footnotes

  • The crest probably for ESPINASSE of France
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