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Snuffboxes
Snuffboxes

Snuffboxes held snuff. Taking snuff was popular long before cigarettes became available. The gentleman or lady would take a small pinch of the ground tobacco or snuff in the fingers, then sniff it and sneeze. Snuffboxes were made of many materials, including gold, silver, enameled metal, and wood. Most snuffboxes date from the late eighteenth or early nineteenth centuries. Snuffboxes have strong hinges so that they could keep out air that would dry out the snuff. Snuff bottles are listed in the Bottle category.

 

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 SnuffboxesBrassCopper Man & Woman Playing Bagpipes Scotland c.17602011Login / Create Account for Price
 SnuffboxesBrassDutch Man Rocking Cradle Round 17822011Login / Create Account for Price
 SnuffboxesDeer HoofSilver Mounts Monogram Scotland c.1800 3 In.2011Login / Create Account for Price
 SnuffboxesEnamelScenic Country Manor Folly Gibbet Gilt Metal Mounts 18th Century 2 1/2 In.2011Login / Create Account for Price
 SnuffboxesGeorge WashingtonPapier-Mache Portrait In Clouds,2011Login / Create Account for Price
 SnuffboxesGeorge WashingtonWooden 1797 3 1/4 In.2011Login / Create Account for Price
 SnuffboxesGoldEngine Turned Lid Chased Fox & Grape Border Hungary c.1880 3 x 2 In.2011Login / Create Account for Price
 SnuffboxesGutta-PerchaShell Medallion Under Glass Napoleon Standing 3 1/2 In.2011Login / Create Account for Price
 SnuffboxesHornBoot Carved Hinged Lid Silver Fittings Scrolls 1880s 4 3/4 In.2011Login / Create Account for Price
 SnuffboxesHornBoot Silver Monogrammed Lid Italy c.1830 2 3/4 In.2011Login / Create Account for Price
 SnuffboxesIvoryTortoiseshell Scenic Tall Ship Off Harbor Figures Temple 3 1/4 In.2011Login / Create Account for Price
 SnuffboxesPapier-MacheBlack Hinged Lid Oval Mid 19th Century 3 1/4 x 2 1/4 In.2011Login / Create Account for Price
 SnuffboxesPapier-MacheBust Portrait Gen. Zach. Taylor Inscriptions c.1848 3 1/4 In.2011Login / Create Account for Price
 SnuffboxesPapier-MacheLanding Of Lafayette Leaf Berry Border 3 3/8 In.2011Login / Create Account for Price
 SnuffboxesPewterHinged Winged Wheel Logo 3 1/2 x 1 3/4 x 1 In.2011Login / Create Account for Price
 SnuffboxesPorcelainCherubs Horse Town Harbor Trunk Form Danish 1893 1 1/2 In.2011Login / Create Account for Price
 SnuffboxesSilverAmorous Couple Pond Enameled Inset Oval Engraved 3 1/4 x 2 1/2 In.2011Login / Create Account for Price
 SnuffboxesSilverCity Square Buildings Statue War Trophies Russia 3 In.2011Login / Create Account for Price
 SnuffboxesSilverFarmer Cows Tree Repousse Oval 1 3/4 x 2 In.2011Login / Create Account for Price
 SnuffboxesSilverFish Scale Ground Gold Washed Interior Chinese 2 3/8 In.2011Login / Create Account for Price
 SnuffboxesSilverHunt Scene Engraved c.1850-60 2 3/4 In.2011Login / Create Account for Price
 SnuffboxesSilverLid Gold Wash Engraved Basket Weave George III 1802 3 1/8 In.2011Login / Create Account for Price
 SnuffboxesSilverLines Inscribed Dated 1826 3 x 1 3/4 In.2011Login / Create Account for Price
 SnuffboxesToleMottled Paint Applied Silver Bust Of Queen Horseshoe Shape Hinged 4 In.2011Login / Create Account for Price
 SnuffboxesTortoiseshellGold Pique Flowers Pierced Border Louis XVI Silver Late 1700s 3 1/8 In.2011Login / Create Account for Price


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