07-09-2011 07-09-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2554B Boston
July 9, 2011 10:00 AMCalender
1059

English Copper Enamel Snuffbox

$385$325
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2554B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 09, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

English Copper Enamel Snuffbox, late 18th century, round, with cobalt blue ground, the hinged lid decorated with a genre scene of a man and a woman with a blade grinder, titled above "Knives, Scissors, and Razors to Grind!," dia. 2 1/4 in.
Estimate $200-300

minor age typical wear to base. lid with a few small nicks and light scratches. age darkening to metal mounts.