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Description: An austere well proportioned snuff box in
tortoiseshell, with a small gold inlaid plaque. The hinge is
integrated within the form, so it is of tortoiseshell. It is in the
form of the "Scottish hinge", see Antique Boxes, Tea Caddies, and Society, 1700--1880
Antigone Clarke & Joseph O'Kelly, ISBN: 0764316885 page126.
Size: 4"x 2.3". 10 x 6cm.
invisible slight cracks.
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