Offered by: Yew Tree House
200 Lexington Ave New York City, NY 10016 , United States Call Seller 646.293.6633

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Anthropomorphic Snuff Box

$ 1,850
  • Description
    An unusually large walnut snuff box in the form of a human leg fashioned from a single block of timber having carved brogue and hobnail decoration, English or Scottish.
    While shoe form snuff boxes are fairly common, this is the only one we have encountered which depicts an entire leg. Also, because of its size, this was probably more of a communal or shared box rather than a pocket sized one for personal use.
  • More Information
    Origin: Scotland
    Period: 19th Century
    Materials: Walnut
    Condition: Good. very good antique condition
    Creation Date: 1850
    Styles / Movements: Folk Art, Traditional
    200 Lex Booth #: 13
    Dealer Reference #: dbmvfvxqttjn
    Incollect Reference #: 354586
  • Dimensions
    W. 3 in; H. 9 in; D. 2 in;
    W. 7.62 cm; H. 22.86 cm; D. 5.08 cm;
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