tobacco-box / snuff-box
Snuff-box or tobacco-box; tortoiseshell; the lid outside inlaid with silver, engraved with a rustic scene, a peasant drinking on the left, two dancing in the middle, and a fourth seated on the right playing bag-pipes; inside the lid a stamped design with Venus reclining by a stream guarded by three cupids.
- Length: 6.6 centimetres
- Width: 8.2 centimetres
- Height: 3.3 centimetres
Not on display
Britain, Europe and Prehistory
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Object reference number: MCN5886
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