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Carved Whale's Tooth Snuff Box

Auction:
2985B
Lot:
112
Sold for:
$5,843$4,750

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2985B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 04, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Carved Whale's Tooth Snuff Box, England, 19th century, the tooth with relief-carved scenes of bathing women, the end mounted with a hinged silver lid, lg. 7 5/8 in.
Estimate $3,000-5,000


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

United Kingdom, Bathing, Health, Oral literature, Smoking, Snuff, Tobacco, Vocal music

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