JOHN HOWE’S ENGRAVED BRASS SNUFF BOX, AND A WALNUT PUZZLE BOX, EACH IN THE SHAPE OF A COFFIN, NINETEENTH CENTURY.

Est. $600-$900
Sold: $3,600 ($3,000)

The first engraved on the top with a skull and crossbones, and on the lid “John Howe,” inscribed under the base “Not Dead Yet,” and around the sides with a vine, all within zigzag borders, length 4 ⅛ inches; the second with sliding covers, length 4 ⅞ inches.

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