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Antique snuffbox made in a corozo nut
Religious carving on the cover showing : a monstrance, a cross, a mitre, chalice, a bible, and all the objects necessary to say the Mass.
Very nice and antique patina
Metallic hinge in good condition but corrosion is to be seen
Two cracks on both sides and a broken piece restored (glued) under the hinge
The cover doesn't close at all
End of the edge a little bit black and very small parts missing (very small) on the opposite edge
Item perhaps made by a priest send just after the French revolution in jail (on island)
1800-1820
Very nice collectible
Dimensions : length : 8 cm - width : 4.2 cm - thickness : 3.4 cm

ITEM ID
20.01.477 -4
STYLE
Folk Art
COLOR
Brown
ITEM TYPE
Antique

Antique snuffbox made corozo nut religious pattern - restored

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