Snuffbox / Perfume Bottle Corozo Wood Sculpture XVIII - XIX cent Sailor Folk Art

Snuffbox / Perfume Bottle Corozo Wood Sculpture XVIII - XIX cent Sailor Folk Art

Antique folk art snuffbox finely carved in Corozo with decoration of pomegranates and grape cluster. Work of French sailor or convict from the XVIII - XIX Century.

 

The corozo or tagua (Ta-goo-ah) nut is used for carving figurines, turning buttons and crafting other fashion accessories is the seed of a tropical palm, a species scientifically known as phytelephas macrocarpas,  found in South America.

 

Measurements:

Wide 5 cm / 2" x Tall 7 cm / 2,7" x Deep 3 cm / 1,2"

 

Condition: 

Outstanding condition, no cracks or dents, very rare for this type of delicate artwork

 

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    $240.00Price