#93 - Two Air Tortoiseshell Snuff Box, Circa 1825
Mfg. Unknown

 


Cylinder - 2 7/16"

66 teeth in 22 combs.

Inscription: "25" on bedplate.

Dimensions - 3 1/2 x 2 1/8 x 1"

Transparent amber tortoiseshell .  Partition in top of case.

Lid has gold design inlaid border, partially missing.  Center of lid has carving in tortoiseshell of dancing maiden with cymbals.

Plays complex tunes very well.  Rare.


Approx. $1500 (being serviced)