Antique sterling silver small hinged snuff box, decorated with inset Cowrie shell and gilt interior. No monograms. Maker's mark - IP (probably English).
This incredible box is 2 7/8" long, 2 1/4" wide, 1 5/8" tall and weighs 61.3 grams.
The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.
The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no monograms, removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.
Cowrie Shell Snuff Box Sterling Silver