Rare late 18th Century English antique treen snuff box carved as a kneeling male figure complete with hair and stock around his neck! The back opens to reveal a hollowed aperture used to store snuff. Most probably made by a sailor whilst at sea, to while away the hours when not working.
Condition - In original condition - see images. There is some surface wear, specifically to the right knee (see last image).We are a member of the following 3 Professional Institutions. LAPADA (London and Provincial Antique Dealers Association) - LAPADA is the UKs largest trade association for professional art & antique dealers (representing approximately 500 UK dealer members). All items are backed by our LAPADA guarantee. CINOA - CINOA is the world association of Art & Antique dealer associations (representing 5000 dealers from 32 associations in 22 countries). The Norfolk & Suffolk Antique Dealers Association.
This item is currently held at our shop based in Little Walsingham, Norfolk, NR22 6BN. The item "Rare 18thC Antique Treen Carved Snuff Box Carved as a Man Sailor Art Folk Art" is in sale since Monday, January 25, 2021.This item is in the category "Antiques\Woodenware\Treen". The seller is "holtantiquesltd" and is located in Walsingham. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia.