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Scottish Victorian Silver-mounted Horn Snuff Mull

Auction:
2631B
Lot:
420
Sold for:
$960$800

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2631B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 12, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Scottish Victorian Silver-mounted Horn Snuff Mull, mid-19th century, the hinged cover with repousse thistle decoration and inset with a colorless foil-backed quartz, the horn with vacant silver shield and mounted with a rabbit's foot, ivory gavel, and three implements, horn lg. 4 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,000

Possible monogram removal to shield. Shield with horizontal surface abrasions. Rabbit's foot lacking fur. Shrinkage cracks to ivory. Small dents to repousse silver.

Keywords

Horn Snuff Mull, Gavel, Horn, Ivory, Snuff, Tobacco

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