SNUFF BOXClick Image to ZoomEnlarge Image


Probably English late 18th century. 3" in diameter; 5/8" h. Overall in very good condition except for one crack on the inside of the lid and a few knicks here and there mainly on the edges of the bottom.
Antique snuff box made of horn, with a carved depiction of a section of a Hogarth engraving. It shows a portion of one of Hogarth's most famous musical images, the 1732 engraving, A Chorus of Singers, which portrays a rehearsal of William Defesch's oratorio Judith in rehearsal.
ODA-12568$750Share on Facebook