M. FORD CREECH ANTIQUES & FINE ARTS

 

SILVER-MOUNTED MOLDED STEINBOCK HORN SNUFF BOX

Germany, 18th Century

 

 

Of Steinbock horn the oval lidded box with fluted sides and an end thumb grip,

the lid and verso each molded with a seated ibex between trees and before mountains,

the rim with unmarked silver mounts gilded to the interior

 

Condition:

Very good to excellent with normal softening to the details of the lid carving,

the carving verso quite crisp;

wear consistent to age and usage of the silver mounts

 

Ref : Sotheby's Of Royal Descent, London, 24 February, 2015, Lot 10, for a similar box

 

2” High x 2-7/8 Long

 

pRICE : Please Inquire 

 

#6151

 

 

 

 

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depicting Charles I

Queen Anne Silver & Tortoiseshell

Snuff Box, Obrisset

Queen Anne / George I Pressed Horn Tobacco Box,  John Obrisset, c1712,   Charles I

 

 

 

 

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Silver-Mounted Molded Steinbock Horn Snuff Box, Scottish, Germany, 18th Century, lid & base with seated  ibex before mountains,