Circa 1830s Love Token Snuff Box & Love LetterCirca 1830s Love Token Snuff Box & Love LetterCirca 1830s Love Token Snuff Box & Love LetterCirca 1830s Love Token Snuff Box & Love LetterCirca 1830s Love Token Snuff Box & Love LetterCirca 1830s Love Token Snuff Box & Love LetterCirca 1830s Love Token Snuff Box & Love LetterCirca 1830s Love Token Snuff Box & Love LetterCirca 1830s Love Token Snuff Box & Love Letter

~ Circa 1830s Love Token Snuff Box & Love Letter ~

A love token and letter dating to around the 1830’s.

The love token is a small hand carved cow bone box with a hinged lid.

It is etched with floral decoration, a scene of a house and what appears to be a mother and her son. There is also some writing which appears to be
possibly German.

Inside is a hand written letter of love with the unusual words:

‘Always be loved and not to possess, Forever loved but not to possess, Should you forget me ever, You would be killed (or eaten) by the weir wolf,
Bottom’.

~ Dimensions ~

The box measures 8cm (3 inches) by 5.5cm (2 ¼ inches) by 3cm (1 ¼ inches).

It weighs 48g.

~ Condition ~

The piece is in a nice condition with only light age wear.

Item ID: 10411

Circa 1830s Love Token Snuff Box & Love Letter

£310 GBP   ~ $390 USD

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