Queen Anne Pressed Horn Snuff Box.
A wonderful pressed horn snuff box dating back to c.1710.
The snuff box was made by a French Huguenot that crossed into london after being persecuted in France the 17th Century, he then settled in London and started making pressed horn snuff boxes, his name is John Ombreisett, the scene on the box is an unusual scene and it can be found on the frieze of St. Paul’s Cathedral. The snuff box has a brass hinge to the back.
The box measures 10.5 x 8.5 and stands 3cm high.