A thick tortoiseshell snuff box with a gold framed silhouette of the
Duke of Wellington in pressed tortoiseshell. Pressed portraits of
important people were made in England from the beginning of the
eighteenth century. They are rare.
Size: 2"x1.1". 5x2.8 cm.
scratch, "wear" scratches when held against light, and two
small holes in front indicate missing catch.