Antique Silver Mounted Cowrie Shell Snuff Box
Antique Silver Mounted Cowrie Shell Snuff Box Antique Silver Mounted Cowrie Shell Snuff Box Antique Silver Mounted Cowrie Shell Snuff Box Antique Silver Mounted Cowrie Shell Snuff Box Antique Silver Mounted Cowrie Shell Snuff Box Antique Silver Mounted Cowrie Shell Snuff Box Antique Silver Mounted Cowrie Shell Snuff Box

Antique Silver Mounted Cowrie Shell Snuff Box, c.1800

£195.00

Antique silver mounted cowrie shell snuff box dating to c.1800 and most probably Scottish in origin.

As with the vast majority of these type of boxes the silver is unmarked this is no exception to that.

In excellent order and measures 48x34mm.

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Description

Antique Silver Mounted Cowrie Shell Snuff Box

Antique silver mounted cowrie shell snuff box dating to c.1800 and most probably Scottish in origin.

On the whole, the vast majority of this type of snuff box have silver that is unmarked and this example is no exception to that.

The snuff box measures 48 x 34 mm and overall is in excellent order – it is an unusual piece that warrants the attention of any serious collector or anyone looking for an unusual and intriguing gift.

DATE c.1800
MAKER or SPONSOR MARK Unknown
ASSAY OFFICE ………….
WEIGHT (Grammes) 13.9
WEIGHT (Troy) ……..
REF:- 382U

Additional information

Origin

Scottish

Period

Victoria 1837-1901

Sponsor/Maker

Unknown

REF CODE

382U

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