Treen Love Token Double Shoe Snuff Box 19th century

Treen Love Token Double Shoe Snuff Box 19th century

Code: 10832

Dimensions:

W: 4cm (1.6")H: 5cm (2")L: 11cm (4.3")

£285.00 Approx $372.55, €315.27

This pleasingly simple and "home made" example of a double snuff shoe were often given as love tokens and or betrothal pieces. Shoes were a lucky symbol ( like horse shoes today) and the two shoes conjoined represent the man and his lady. English / Welsh early 19th century.