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About the object

A good quality and well used 18th century Georgian tobacco cutter, having a brass platform on a mahogany base. The hinged steel cutter, riveted to a swivelling end vertical support, has a mahogany handle, and would have been on a tobacconist's counter for cutting up pipe tobacco, or for use in a snuff grinder.

 

English Circa 1780

Dimensions

12 in. (30.5 cm.) Wide 4¾ in. (12 cm.) Deep 3¼ in. (8.5 cm.) High

Stock number

S/3689