A Very Rare 18th Century Wood & Bone Snuff Box / Sandal /shoe / Foot 4 3/4"
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A Very Rare 18th Century Wood & Bone Snuff Box / Sandal /shoe / Foot 4 3/4":
A Very Rare and unusual18th Century Wood & BoneSnuff BoxI have never seen a box in this form before?A wonderfully carved human foot inside asandal. There is a copper cross on the sandal strap. (see pic 9)Natural knop on both sides of the ankle. (See pics 1, 2, 6, & 10.)Toenails are bone and have a wonderful patina. See pics 1, 3, & 8.)The box is 1 5/8" deep.Length 4 3/4".Widest width 1 1/2".Height 2 1/4".The lid fits very snuggly but has 'old' damage on sides. (see pics 1, 2, 4, )It has had woodworm at some point but has been treated..I've searched for one like it but to no avail?Very low starting price and .