18C Brass Snuff or Patch Box

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Fantastic eighteenth century brass snuff or patch box. Hand engraved with a portrait of the newly christened Earl of Leicester. There were several creations of this title, and it is likely that this example was made shortly after the naming of Viscount Coke (Thomas Coke) to the Earl of Leicester around the mid- eighteenth century.

 

 

Date: 1744-50.

 

Size: 2 3/4″  x  1 3/4″  x  3/4″ tall.

 

Condition: Excellent with expected aging and wear. Please use photos and description to determine condition.

 

Price: $245

 

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