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Two Silver Plate Mounted Cowry Shell Snuff Boxes

Auction:
2067
Lot:
198
Sold for:
$518$450

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Auction:
Sale #2067 - 2067
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 06, 2001 10:00AM

Description:

Two Silver Plate Mounted Cowry Shell Snuff Boxes, late 19th century, one with plain plated hinged lid, the other with foliate scroll engraved lid and set with a central faceted purple stone, lg. 2 3/4 in.
Estimate $450-550

Keywords

Snuff, Tobacco