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Snuff box

Oblong table snuff box, transfer printed in grey. The top shows Laocoon and Horse of Troy engraved by Ravenet. Laocoon, surrounded by soldiers, raises his spear to attack the wooden horse in which are hidden the invading Greeks. Henry Pelham, as in EM8 & 9, can be seen on the inside cover and Ravenet's children representing Painting, Sculpture, Astronomy and Commerce are shown on the sides. Base: …