This round snuff box probably dates to about 1820.
Believed to be English, it is made of black lacquered papier mâché.
The lid has been hand painted with a quite naive depiction of Lady Justice.
She is dressed in off white and is blindfolded.
She holds a sword aloft in one hand & a pair of scales in the other.
The edge of the lid has a red band running round it that has been decorated with raised round gold "buttons" many of which are missing.
Weight: 0.6ozs - 18gms
Diameter: 2.17ins - 5.5cms
Height: 0.83ins - 2.1cms
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