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Description

Snuffbox of cowrie shell with a silver lid, inscribed 'Gift Of Lady Appina To Her Daughter Mrs Stewart Invernahyle': Scottish, 18th century

Museum reference

H.NQ 258

Collection

Decorative and Applied Art

Object name

Snuffbox

Production information

Unknown
Scotland, EUROPE

Date

18th century

Materials

Shell, Silver

Physical description

Shell; silver lid

Associations

Presenter: Lady Appina
Recipient: Mrs Stewart, Invernahyle

On display

National Museum Of Scotland »
Level 5 »
Art, Design And Fashion, Art Of Living

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