Antique 19thc Treen Burr Amboyna & Tortoiseshell Snuff Box.  English

Antique 19thc Treen Burr Amboyna & Tortoiseshell Snuff Box. English

Code: MS 7250

Dimensions:

H: 1.5" (3.8 cm)D: 1.5" (3.8 cm)L: 4.4" (11.2 cm)

£125.00 Approx $171.94, €146.37

A finely made octagonal snuff box, which is made from a burr wood, that looks to be Amboyna, a popular wood from Indonesia,.... used in the 19thc, because of its attractive figuring, colour and durability ....it has a lined interior of tortoiseshell....and has a fully working hinged lid and is in excellent condition throughout.....a very fine example of these collectable pieces of treen.

English / French.  C1840-60.