Antique Welsh Slate Tobacco Box

Antique Welsh Slate Tobacco Box
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Offered by: Mark Goodger Antiques
Dealer reference: 336488

Description

Slate tobacco box with gilt decorated moulded plinth and top with turned brass ball handle to its removable lid. The four sides finely painted with Welsh famous landmarks. They comprise: Eagle Tower at Caernarfon Castle, Penryhn Castle, The pass of Llanberis and Tubular Bridge (Britannia Bridge). The painter of the last two is thought to be after T.Catherall.

Illustrated in Yvonne Jones’s Japanned Papier Mache & Tinware Book, p.229.

Height: 8.75inch (22.23 cm)
Width: 8.00inch (20.32 cm)
Depth: 7.00inch (17.78 cm)

Date

Circa 1850

Price

£2,700.00

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