RARE DELIGHTFUL GEORGIAN Faux TORTOISESHELL SILK & FLOWER DECORATED SNUFF BOX. This is a Rare Delightful Georgian Faux Tortoiseshell Silk & Flower Decorated Snuff Box, this i believe was crafted c1800 making it around 219 years old.
This really is a Delightful and Rare Round Snuff Box, the quality of the craftsmanship is superb, the Lid has the most Beautiful Raised Glass Dome with Gilt Edging and inside is a Stunning Silk Base and an Arrangement of Delightful Flowers of Different Colours with Wirework around the Flowers, the Box has a Pinched waist design and the Lid fits Securely, inside the Lid and Base is the most Beautiful Faux Tortoiseshell with Stunning Vibrant Colours, this would have once belonged to a very wealthy Georgian Lady, it would have been used daily in a time when things were so very different. It is so very tactile and once picked up have the most wonderful feel, and is in Beautiful condition with just light surface marks but is hardly noticeable, this will add something very special to any collection my photos dont do them justice.The item "RARE DELIGHTFUL GEORGIAN Faux TORTOISESHELL SILK & FLOWER DECORATED SNUFF BOX" is in sale since Wednesday, July 31, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Other Solid Silver". The seller is "fine_antique_silver2012" and is located in Crawley. This item can be shipped worldwide.