Tabatiere, England, C. Eley/London, 1836

Moss agate, Silver gilded,

measurements: 2,5 x 5,5 x 4,5 cm

hallmarks on inner rim,

master brand C. Eley, year letter 1836.

This snuff box is made of moss agate and a vermeil mount. It bears on its inner rim an inscription that teaches us that the stone used for this snuffbox is “A Moss Agate from the coast of Deal” in the county of Kent.