Brass & Copper Engraved Tobacco Box, Dutch

Brass & Copper Engraved Tobacco Box, Dutch

Molded top and bottom, engraved tavern scenes flanked by full-length putty. The engraving is worn, it looks like “Woe Geset” with the other side reading “Wij Trinken wel” translating to: “Because we sit, we can drink”. We may not be 100% accurate; language appears to be a German-Northern Dutch dialect.

Item Date: Early 18th Century

Item Condition: Repaired tear to front, working period, doesn't distract


SKU 1039-81

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