An Edwardian taxidermy tortoise snuff box

A wonderful, very unusual taxidermy tortoise snuff mull. This piece is so characterful and would be by a master craftsman, such as Rowland Ward though it’s unmarked.

A fascinating and rare piece.



All approximate

Overall length 15cm

Overall width 10cm

Overall height 7cm

Skull is life size for scale 


Condition: Where there are specific points to note we will detail these as far as possible but please be aware that all our items have wear commensurate with age and are as seen in the photographs. If you require any specific information please do not hesitate to get in contact. 

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