Scottish Tobacco Box 19th century

Scottish Tobacco Box 19th century

Code: 11184


W: 7.5cm (3")H: 5cm (2")L: 16cm (6.3")


A Finely patinated and deeply carved example of the "Blind man of Ayreshire" carved wooden Tobacco Box sporting a bit of folk lore from the Robbie Burns poem about The witch, who couldnt cross water, pulling the horse and rider by the tail from crossing  the bridge. A wonderful trio of dogs to the front and both sides as well. Scottish 19th century.