EXCEPTIONAL DUTCH ENGRAVED BRASS TOBACCO BOX, 1750-70.Est. $400-$600
Sold: $780 ($650)
The cover cast in relief with views of domestic happiness and discord centering an inscription, the inside cover with three figures, one possibly a king, observing another setting an infant in a basket in a river within inscriptions, the front and back with village views and the canted corners in a brick pattern. Length 6 inches.
Provenance: Northeast Auctions, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, March 21-22, 2009, lot 162.