This handsome oblong snuff box is made of a rich brown lacquered papier mache. The central section features a hinged opening with rectangular inlaid stone petra dura in an intricate geometric pattern and decorative yet functional white metal nail heads. There is a central rectangular reserve with no inscription, and the piece culminates in domed ends with distinctive white metal bands. In excellent antique condition.
Size: 3-3/4" (9.5 cm) long, 1-3/4" (4.4 cm) wide, 1-1/4" (3.2 cm) high
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