A mid-18th century European silver Snuffbox.
A mid-18th century silver shell-shaped Snuffbox, struck with a maker’s mark only ‘IW’, European, the flush hinged lid with chased shell and scroll decoration. The interior of the box gilt.
Good with minor wear to the exterior. The hinged lid closes tight. Light tarnish.
Length – 7.40 cm.; Width – 5.80 cm.; Depth – 2.90 cm.; Weight – 69 gms.