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18th century Gilt metal mounted cowrie shell snuff box


Code: FL


H: 6cm (2.4")L: 10cm (3.9")

An exeptional quality Georgian snuff box formed from a cowrie shell of impressive size, mounted with gilt metal hinge and clasp;  one end with stylished shell motif, the other with leaf design.  A delightful piece remaining in excellent original condition.  Circa 1790.