An early 19th Century lacquered papier-måché snuff box by Samuel raven of circular form, the lid fine painted with a tavern scene wiyh men sitting on a small table and signed under left with S. Raven. The interior signed in light red ink by the maker with .... S. Raven Pinxt. ……. H,R,H, the.......
Samuel Raven - 1775 – 1847
He was an English portrait artist patronized by H.R.H. The Duke of Susses and Prince Leopold. Work of this artistcan befound in the London’s National Portrait Gallery.
Small damages on the bottom rim.
Circa 1800 – 1820.
Diam.: 10 cm. (3,9 inches,)
Height: 2,7 cm. (1,1 inches,)
Weight: 70 grams.