A French relief carved coquilla nut snuff box in the 'Romayne' style, early 19th century
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A French relief carved coquilla nut snuff box in the 'Romayne' style, early 19th century

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A French relief carved coquilla nut snuff box in the 'Romayne' style, early 19th century
of rectangular form, the metal hinged cover depicting a squabbling figure group, the underside illustrating two soliders, one spearing a dragon, another receiving a kneeling maiden, the sides carved with stylised foliage -- 3½in. (9cm.) wide
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COMPARATIVE LITERATURE:
Edward Pinto, Treen and other Wooden Bygones, Bell & Hyman, London 1969. Snuff boxes of similar outline are illustrated, plate 206, items A and E.
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