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A BEAUTIFULLY HAND CRAFTED HORN AND WOOD SNUFF BOX FROM THE 1700'S

A BEAUTIFULLY HAND CRAFTED HORN AND WOOD SNUFF BOX FROM THE 1700'S


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A SKILLFULLY CRAFTED COLONIAL AMERICAN SNUFF BOX. THE BOX IS CARVED FROM HORN AND THE BASE IS CAREFULLY INSET WOOD ALONG WITH THE TOP WOODEN OPENING CARVED IN THE FORM OF A RAPTOR. IT WAS MOST LIKELY HAND MADE IN NEW YORK OR THE SURROUNDING AREA BASED ON THE POPLAR WOOD TOP AND BASE. IT DATES APPROXIMATELY CA.1700 A.D.IT WOULD HAVE BEEN CARRIED IN A SIDE POCKET OF A JACKET WHICH EXPLAINS ITS RICH SMOOTH PATINA. IT MEASURES 3 3/4” IN HEIGHT BY 3 1/4’ IN WIDTH.