ANTIQUE GEORGIAN SNUFF BOX CARVED WOOD W DOG & MUSICIAN - For Sale

ANTIQUE GEORGIAN SNUFF BOX CARVED WOOD W DOG & MUSICIAN
Price: $550.00
Antique snuff box. Believed to originate early in the 19th century - circa 1830, possibly in Bavaria. Measures 3 1/2 inches long. Entirely carved of wood. Even the hinges are exquisitely made of wood. The bottom and sides are burl wood. THe sides curve in a full, rounded form. THe lid extends very slightly over the edge of the sides and is carved to appear as though it is being rolled back. The top of the lid is superbly handcarved with a pair of performers / entertainers: a man playing the violin, seated on a barrel. At his tapping feet is a dog, wearing a top hat and standing on his hind quarters, possibly dancing in time to the music. The man''s hair flies behind him. Details are superb - from the planks of the barrel to the curve and striations on the fi Status: For Sale Reference#: 4292 Condition: good Year: 1830 Title: ANTIQUE GEORGIAN SNUFF BOX CARVED WOOD W DOG & MUSICIAN

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Brenda Ginsberg Art & Antiques
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Email : antiques@brendaGinsberg.com
Phone : 954-415-0622

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