Fine Dutch Antique Engraved Copper Tobacco Box of Rectangular Form


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The rectangular copper tobacco box with hinged lid engraved on the top with a bible scene of the Old Testament, Genesis 27, were Isaac blesses his second son instead of his first son Esau and the Dutch text: 

Jacob wert geseegentJacob was blessed 

Surrounded with floral swags and a male and female head in a circle. (Isaac & Rebecca). The bottom en suite with a scene from Genesis 25 : 29-34 and the text:

Esau verkoopt  sijn erste reghtEsau sells his first right. 

 

The Netherlands, 

About 1720.

 

Height:   3.5 cm.  (1.4 inches.)

Length: 12.5 cm. (4.9 inches.)

Width:     5.3 cm. (2.1 inches.)

Weight: 160 grams.

 

Material
Copper
Weight
160 gr
Dimensions
3.5 x 12.5 x 5.3 cm
Reference
B.165
Price
Price on request
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