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Carved Bone Admiral Lord Nelson Snuffbox

Auction:
2900T
Lot:
1011
Sold for:
$246$200

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2900T
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
June 01, 2016 12:00PM

Description:

Carved Bone Admiral Lord Nelson Snuffbox, England, early 19th century, a hinged lid with cut out circular medallion depicting a panoply of arms on a pedestal, the back with two hearts pierced by an arrow resting on a plinth, the inside of the lid with a hand-painted depiction of Lord Nelson, (imperfections), lg. 2 7/8, wd. 1 3/4, dp. 3/4 in.
Estimate $400-600


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

Nelson Snuffbox, Heart, Nelson, Romance, Symbols, United Kingdom

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