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Eighteenth century carved mother of pearl box

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Eighteenth century carved mother of pearl box
Eighteenth century carved mother of pearl boxEighteenth century carved mother of pearl boxEighteenth century carved mother of pearl boxEighteenth century carved mother of pearl box

Description

Antique eighteenth century silver and mother of pearl box. The box is larger than the “normal” snuffbox and could be a “table” snuff box. The panels could have been carved in the East and brought to Europe where it was made up with silver as a large snuff box. Could be Dutch , since most of the trade in the early eighteenth century, mother of pearl was sourced from colonies controlled by the Dutch.

Measurements: 85 x 58 x 34 mm

Listing ID: 488543ac1eb4b11b

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