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JACOBEAN SECRET SNUFF BOX ETC.

Metal snuff box painted with hidden image of Bonnie Prince Charlie, Scotland, ca. 1750, "shadow carving" seal in mahogany depicting Oliver Cromwell, only identifiable as a cast shadow, date unknown, a porcelain puzzle jug with floral decoration, inscribed "JA 1823", and a Victorian treen puzzle ball with hidden storage in an associated, later boxwood stand; Puzzle jug: 5"


Sale Price: $375

Estimate: $900 - $1,200


Condition Report

Snuff box: Age crack in interior lid, hinge needs pinning. Puzzle jug: age cracks commensurate with age along with old repairs.

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