London, South Kensington
3 July 2002
An unusual English treen commemorative snuff box, early 19th century
in imitation of French, the cover entitled TRAFALGAR VICTORY WATERLOO, 21. OCTOBER. 1805, 18. JUNE. 1815, depicting an archetypal Frenchman and Englishman, seated in coversation and smoking -- 2 7/8in. (7.3cm.) diameter
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The underside of the box is applied with a old hand written paper label inscribed Snuff box ....? in commemoration of Waterloo & Trafalgar 1815-18..?.
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