A George III Welsh horn primitive snuff box

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Description

A George III Welsh horn primitive snuff box, the lid inscribed 'John Thomas Brunaura Clynnog 1791', the base inscribed 'Jn Thom. Brynayra. yw gwir Berehen og y Blwch yma a Phwy bynag a ddygo hwn oddiarno fo geiff yscras byth oddiwrtho', which translates into English 'John Thomas of Brunaura is the true proprietor of this box and whoever steals this from him will receive disgrace for ever from it.', 8.7cm high.

Provenance: From the estate of the late Lady Dodds.