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About the object

A fine quality tortoise shell snuff box with a front brass plaque inscribed ” cupid once upon a bed off roses laid his heavy head. luckless urchin not to see within the leaves of a slumbering tree. The bee  awoke with temper wild then bewildered stung the child” With a wonderful quality decorated back. In good original condition, colour and patination.

3″ dia.

5/8″ thick

£460

Condition report

With a wonderful quality decorated back. In good original condition, colour and patination.