Colonial American Snuff Box, C.1760-80


Lacquered papier mache, 2 3/4" length of rounded end rectangular shape. Black lacquer, the lid secured by a piano hinge and inlaid with a silver escutcheon and gilt border. The product of a cottage industry emulating the factory-made English examples but showing evidence of handwork. Excellent preservation

Item ID: A8863

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Colonial American Snuff Box, C.1760-80

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