London, South Kensington
16 May 2007
A 19TH-CENTURY CARVED COQUILLA 'BUG BEAR' NUT SNUFFBOX
possibly French prisoner-of-war work, carved overall, the lid with a woman harvesting with a sickel, the base with a swag of arms, the hinge-end a grotesque with two brilliants for eyes and a brass grill over the mouth -- 3in. (7.5cm.) wide.
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The Lloyd Collection of Napoleonic Prisoner of War Artifacts, No. 66.
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