Antique Dutch 18th Century Engraved Brass with Copper Tobacco Box of Rectangular Form

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The hinged lid and bottom with a copper inlay with a love scene and a pub scene, flanked on both sides in brass with  flower-sprays with an angel. The top with two man on a pub table; the right holding a glass of wine, the left smoking a clay pipe. With the Dutch text:   ha vor gesel . (  ???.) The bottom with the man and the wine glass with his “girlfriend“ and the Dutch text: ik ben wel. I’m  healthy The copper sides engraved with flower-sprays.

The Netherlands,
Circa 1740

Height:    3,4 cm. (1,4 inches.)
Length: 12,2 cm. (4,8 inches.)
Depth:    5,3 cm. (2,1 inches.)
Weight: 130 grams

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