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Engraved and Paint Decorated Bone Snuff Box

Auction:
2349
Lot:
866
Sold for:
$646$550

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2349
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 18, 2007 11:00AM

Description:

Engraved and Paint Decorated Bone Snuff Box, Continental, dated 1828, book-form box with wire hinged lid, the cover and edges engraved with stylized tulips, the reverse with a couple with a flowering plant between them surrounded by farming implements, accented with red and yellow paint, 2 1/8 x 2 7/8 in.
Estimate $300-500

Keywords

red and yellow paint, Snuff, Tobacco

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