19thc Treen Fruitwood Snuff Shoe . English. C1840-60.
Code: MS sold
Dimensions:W: 4.8" (12.2 cm)H: 1.8" (4.6 cm)D: 1.5" (3.8 cm)
One of the best Snuff Shoes I have seen...it is made from Fruitwood which has gone a lovely colour...it is decorated with brass nails and initialled S F and inlaid with a bone heart in the lid...and on top of that it belonged to a lady who was the oldest living person in England....she lived to the grand age of 114..!!