Antique 19thc Treen Burr Birch

Antique 19thc Treen Burr Birch "Misers" Snuff Box. English. C1840-60.

Code: MS 7412

Dimensions:

H: 0.8" (1.9 cm)Di: 3.3" (8.3 cm)

£175.00 Approx $234.27, €210.34

A very good example of a 19thc "Miser" snuff box.....so called because the owner can control the amount of snuff someone can take by widening or closing the holes on the top of the box...it is beautifully made from burr birch with ebony finial...in excellent condition with a very good colour.

English. C1840-60.