A delightful carved birch snuff box in the form of a relaxed recumbent hound. It has a wonderful colour and patina from much use. To the underside there is a small knuckle hinged door for access to the snuff. It has well drawn eyes, nose, ears, paws and tail.

Swedish, circa 1790.

Length: 15cms (6 inches)
Width: 5cms (2 inches)
Height: 3.5cms (1.5 inches)