Antique Treen 19th Century Solid Mahogany Snuff Box

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Object Description

A finely carved table top solid mahogany snuff box in the form of a book, made by digging out the core of a block of wood to leave a thin outer shell, and then fitting a sliding lid. It has extensive decoration and chip carving on all three sides, including the spine. The top has a full sized grooved sliding lid to obtain the contents. The whole has a dark rich colour and retains a patination.

Object Literature

North Country Folk Art by Peter Brears page 60

Object Details

  • material
  • dimensions
    W:3 in. (7.5 cm.) x H:1¼ in. (3 cm.) x D:5¾ in. (14.5 cm.) inches
  • country
  • year
    Circa 1820

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