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Snuff box: shape of book

Object Number: 
INV.7984
Date: 
1775-1825
Medium: 
Wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 4 3/4 x 2 1/2 in. ( 2.5 x 12.1 x 6.4 cm )
Marks: 
carved: on lid: "OCRVXAVE" incised: on spine: "SEUS: RE/SALVE/ DOMIN [E]/COMODO" typed: paper label affixed to inside: "1956/Fr"
Description: 
Book shaped wooden box with small hinged lid on larger, flat side; side with lid elaborately carved with crucifixition scene and symbols; other side of box bears incised scene of man behind plough with horses; book's spine has inscriptions.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group