A tobacco box and screw top
Lot 186
A good creamware snuff box or tobacco box and screw top, circa 1765
Sold for £437 (US$ 714) inc. premium

Lot Details
A good creamware snuff box or tobacco box and screw top, circa 1765
Printed in black with Nancy Dawson Dancing the Hornpipe, dressed as a sailor's lass and accompanied by two gentlemen musicians, the sides and base printed with a variety of insects, 7.8cm diam (restored rim chip) (2)

Footnotes

  • The subject appears in the 1762 edition of The Ladies Amusement and it is likely the insects are also derived from the same source.
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