ANTIQUE WOODEN GOLD TOOTHPICK BOX c1744 with HARDSTONE CAMEO POET ALEXANDER POPE

ANTIQUE WOODEN GOLD TOOTHPICK BOX c1744 with HARDSTONE CAMEO POET ALEXANDER POPE
ANTIQUE WOODEN GOLD TOOTHPICK BOX c1744 with HARDSTONE CAMEO POET ALEXANDER POPE
ANTIQUE WOODEN GOLD TOOTHPICK BOX c1744 with HARDSTONE CAMEO POET ALEXANDER POPE
ANTIQUE WOODEN GOLD TOOTHPICK BOX c1744 with HARDSTONE CAMEO POET ALEXANDER POPE
ANTIQUE WOODEN GOLD TOOTHPICK BOX c1744 with HARDSTONE CAMEO POET ALEXANDER POPE

ANTIQUE WOODEN GOLD TOOTHPICK BOX c1744 with HARDSTONE CAMEO POET ALEXANDER POPE
ANTIQUE WOODEN GOLD TOOTHPICK BOX c1744 w/ HARDSTONE CAMEO POET ALEXANDER POPE. An antique English wooden toothpick box, with gold fittings, a sprung button and opening to reveal a red velvet interior and original mirror to the inner lid. To the outer lid has a rounded glass covering an finely hand carved hardstone cameo depicting the poet Alexander Pope, the gold bezel reading'Na. Made to commemorate the death of Pope, quite possibly a presentation item. Wow - a scare, truly unique antique item...

CONDITION : Expected signs of wear commensurate with age and use. Tiny pins missing to base hinge, lid & base now separate when open. One end section missing, and some loss to wood near hinge. Interior velvet liner & mirror very worn - please examine pictures. Some light scratching to cameo glazing.

3 x 1 inches, cameo approx 19 x 15 mm (1 inch = 25.4 mm). To give an impression of scale, the coin is 19 mm or ¾ of an inch diameter.

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See below for further details. The item "ANTIQUE WOODEN GOLD TOOTHPICK BOX c1744 with HARDSTONE CAMEO POET ALEXANDER POPE" is in sale since Friday, June 19, 2020. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Fine\Georgian, Pre-1837". The seller is "nalfie" and is located in Sale.

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ANTIQUE WOODEN GOLD TOOTHPICK BOX c1744 with HARDSTONE CAMEO POET ALEXANDER POPE