A RARE DUTCH BRASS & COPPER EROTICAL TOBACCOBOX.


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The  brass and copper engraved tobaccobox with the rare  hinged pointed lid engraved with two scenes. The first with a love couple,, a standing cow and the woman with the text :

Deese dinge Ver-Wondere elck dat een Swarte koey Geeft witte Melck    ( These things wonders everyone that a black cow gives white milk.)

and the scenery of a fishing boat. two fishes, the man and a peeing girl and the text :

En de soute zee geeft soete vis en een jonge mijt  brak water pist.           ( And the salty sea gives sweet fish  and a young woman pees salty water.)

The bottom engeved with  a woman , a leaving sailingvessel en two men with the text:

Soete lieve Neeltije, Geeft mijn u roosje,  ik Geef u 2 peertjes Met een steeltje.

( Sweet lovely Neeltje , show me your little rose - I give you two little peaches with a litlle stem.)

The copper sides with a running deer with hunting dog and hunter, the other side with arunning hare and hunting dog.

 

The Netherlands, 

about 1740.

 

Height :   4 cm       ( 1.6 inches. )

Length : 15,8 cm.  ( 6.2 inches. )

Width :    4,7 cm.   ( 1,9 inches. )

 


Material
Dimensions
4 x 15.8 x 4.7 cm
Reference
B.159
Price
Price on request
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