Lot 226: Antique Dutch Brass & Copper Book-Form Tobacco Box
December 4, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: 18th century, the top engraved with a depiction of a man in a tavern setting a jug of wine onto a tun, the other in the same setting with him standing by a table on which rest cups and a long clay pipe, both sides inscribed, the spine ribbed to resemble an old leather binding. 1" H X 4.5" W X 2.5" D. Small patches of wear to brass, interior with evidence of old re-soldering.