Treen Book Box, Snuff / Tobacco Box. c.1780
Dimensions:W: 3cm (1.2")H: 10cm (3.9")D: 6cm (2.4")
Fabulously patinated English Book Box form snuff or tobacco box, sycamore , late 18th century. Some decorative lines around the "front and back covers". possibly for scholars and academics according to Pinto.
This is a proper bit of old fashioned treen, tactile and patination.