Rare Old Sheffield Plate Snuff Box

An old sheffield plate snuff box of

rare oval form inlaid with silver filigree work depicting a bird feeding it's young. The base of pressed horn.

Circa 1760  

5.6 cm x 4.5 cm x 1.9 cm

Boxes for snuff were amongst the very first things made of Sheffield Plate. See illustrated page from Old

Sheffield Plate by Gordon Crosskey.

£ 225.00