Pocket Medicine, Trompe L'œil Tabatière, Brass, Eighteenth Century
Funny pocket medicine box, disguised in the shape of a Louis XVI period snuffbox, with engraving threads, beautiful hinges, the rolling of the brass giving to it a very decorative aspect.
Inside, opening with two well-sealed lids, a powder box, can also be tobacco, the other side being compartmentalized with 6 brass boxes stapled to the bottom.
Dimensions: 9cm x 4.8cm x 3.8cm.
Good condition, as found, small wear from use, (see a toothless hinge on our photos), a small compartment glued. Take a good look at the photos ....
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18th Century, Georgian (1714 to 1837)