Mottahedeh "Corn Willson" Winterthur Reproduction Brass Snuff/Tobacco Box

Offered is a beautifully engraved solid, heavy brass snuff/tobacco 1772 reproduction box commissioned by Winterthur through Mottahedeh. This box offered is an exact copy of a solid brass authentic reproduction of a 1772 snuff box with superb Americana engravings. The original box sits in the Bowers Parlor at Winterthur Museum in Delaware. This is a copy that Winterthur offered to the public through the Mottahedeh Company. This is oval and measures 4 1/8" x 2 3/4" x 1 1/8". The top, as well as, the bottom offer examples of eighteenth cenntury engravings. The top vignette is of three figures discussing the merits of all things tobacco related. There is an inscription, " Thes three unite in thr Same Cause. This snuff that Smoaks the other Chaws". The bottom shows four American Indians filing tobacco barrels while a man sits to the right smoking a long clay pipe. The inscription reads: CORN WILLSON 1772. The snuff/tobacco box provides insight into the universal popularity of taking tobacco in its various forms. The interior is marked Mottahedeh with the "M" mark in script annd the word reproduction.

Item ID: 1323

Mottahedeh "Corn Willson" Winterthur Reproduction Brass Snuff/Tobacco Box

Mottahedeh "Corn Willson" Winterthur Reproduction Brass Snuff/Tobacco Box
Mottahedeh "Corn Willson" Winterthur Reproduction Brass Snuff/Tobacco Box
Mottahedeh "Corn Willson" Winterthur Reproduction Brass Snuff/Tobacco Box
Mottahedeh "Corn Willson" Winterthur Reproduction Brass Snuff/Tobacco Box
Mottahedeh "Corn Willson" Winterthur Reproduction Brass Snuff/Tobacco Box
Mottahedeh "Corn Willson" Winterthur Reproduction Brass Snuff/Tobacco Box
Mottahedeh "Corn Willson" Winterthur Reproduction Brass Snuff/Tobacco Box
Mottahedeh "Corn Willson" Winterthur Reproduction Brass Snuff/Tobacco Box
Mottahedeh "Corn Willson" Winterthur Reproduction Brass Snuff/Tobacco Box

Offered is a beautifully engraved solid, heavy brass snuff/tobacco 1772 reproduction box commissioned by Winterthur through Mottahedeh. This box offered is an exact copy of a solid brass authentic reproduction of a 1772 snuff box with superb Americana engravings. The original box sits in the Bowers Parlor at Winterthur Museum in Delaware. This is a copy that Winterthur offered to the public through the Mottahedeh Company. This is oval and measures 4 1/8" x 2 3/4" x 1 1/8". The top, as well as, the bottom offer examples of eighteenth cenntury engravings. The top vignette is of three figures discussing the merits of all things tobacco related. There is an inscription, " Thes three unite in thr Same Cause. This snuff that Smoaks the other Chaws". The bottom shows four American Indians filing tobacco barrels while a man sits to the right smoking a long clay pipe. The inscription reads: CORN WILLSON 1772. The snuff/tobacco box provides insight into the universal popularity of taking tobacco in its various forms. The interior is marked Mottahedeh with the "M" mark in script annd the word reproduction.

Item ID: 1323

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