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    Posted 6 years ago

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    Perfect for the snuff box collector and pill box collector alike, this antique French box is a testament to craftsmanship. Made of just three pieces of horn, the frog has great detail and charm. The eyes are yellow metal and so is the hinge. The box closes perfectly with a satisfying snap. The carving is very good, not super detailed but clearly done by someone who loved his craft. Personally, this frog is just very cute! The piece is free from damage, there is some discoloration on the site and at the bottom of the head due to natural variations. no breaks or defects.
    Victorian C1840.
    Measurements are :2.1" long, 1 .2" wide and 1/2" high.

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    1. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 6 years ago
      Agram....this is just adorable, I love this little frog!!
    2. racer4four racer4four, 6 years ago
      Amazing work and the condition for age is so good!
    3. Agram.m Agram.m, 6 years ago
      TassieDevil and racer4four thank you both for your nice comment and love.
    4. Agram.m Agram.m, 6 years ago
      racer4four, Hel, kerry10456, mrcolorz, bijoucaillouvintage, vetraio50,
      Efesgir and aura thanks for attention and love!
    5. Agram.m Agram.m, 6 years ago
      valentino97, Karenoke, Manikin and inky thanks for interest and love.
    6. jscott0363 jscott0363, 6 years ago
      Oh, that is the coolest little box I've ever seen!!
    7. kyratango kyratango, 6 years ago
      I found a sister for your pretty froggie:

    8. Agram.m Agram.m, 6 years ago
      Pascale, thanks for love and seeking more family members of the frog family. But my family of bugs is big enough so in this animal family, I want to leave it. Besites my collection of Micro Mosaic and Iron Berlin/Silesian wirework jewelry of course i like to keep and still collection. This remains my greatest passion.
      Anyway thanks for your research. I know at least that the cost price for such cases is about 10 times as big as I've paid fo. Lucky me again.

    9. Agram.m Agram.m, 6 years ago
      ravage60 and vintagelamp thanks for much for love
    10. Agram.m Agram.m, 6 years ago
      ho2cultcha, Zilla and Peasejean55 thanks for looking and interest.

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