A miniature tortoiseshell snuff box, 19th century
A miniature tortoiseshell snuff box, 19th century. In the form of a rectangular chest supported on carved bone bun feet with the exterior covered in a tortoiseshell veneer, the hinged convex cover decorated with bands of silver and studded with marcasite. 1.3 in (3.3 cm) height, 2.5 in (6.4 cm) width, 1.2 in (3.1 cm) depth.
Auction Date: September 2015