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Antique Welsh Slate Tobacco Box

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.

Shipping Cost:
United Kingdom £25
Europe £65
International £85

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Material Slate
Age C. 1850
Dimensions Width 8 in  (20.32 cm)   Depth 7 in  (17.78 cm)  
Height 8.75 in  (22.22 cm)  

£2700.00