An early 19th century penwork Mauchline ware snuff box
Lot 408
An early 19th century Mauchline penwork snuff box
Sold for £1,125 (US$ 1,890) inc. premium
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An early 19th century penwork Mauchline ware snuff box An early 19th century penwork Mauchline ware snuff box An early 19th century penwork Mauchline ware snuff box An early 19th century penwork Mauchline ware snuff box An early 19th century penwork Mauchline ware snuff box An early 19th century penwork Mauchline ware snuff box An early 19th century penwork Mauchline ware snuff box An early 19th century penwork Mauchline ware snuff box
Lot Details
An early 19th century Mauchline penwork snuff box
Of cushion shaped rectangular form, the lid decorated with male and female figures curling within a winter landscape with building behind, inscribed to the side 'To A Curler Keen From Mitchell, 1830', together with a photograph inscribed to the reverse in pencil 'Andrew Mitchell of Fiskistow, Ayrshire 1801-1872'; a copy of the handlist of exhibits of 'Curling in Scotland' 23 March-16 June 1985, Kelvingrove, Glasgow, in which this box was exhibited and a letter from the deputy keeper, 9.5cm wide, 6cm deep, 3cm high (3.5" wide, 2" deep, 1" high) (4)
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