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Late 18th Century English Antique Toleware Tobacco Snuff Box, Bearing The Inscription "A pinch of this is worth a kiss"

Late 18th Century English Antique Toleware Tobacco Snuff Box, Bearing The Inscription "A pinch of this is worth a kiss"

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The writing may be old and crusty however we couldn't resist this little gem of social history.

A late  English antique 18thC toleware tobacco snuff box of circular form.  The lid decorated in gilt-painted scrolls and other forms and bearing the inscription "A pinch of this is worth a kiss".

The lid lifts off to reveal a void interior. Traces of old snuff remain in the base.

Provenance - Unkown

Condition -As per the images. The surface is well-worn however the inscription is still legible. A further detailed condition report is available upon request. 

Size - Diameter approx 5.1 cm (2").

 

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