Tobacco snuff box - Epiphany catholic relic holder - Coquilla coroza boxwood - 18th century
Reliquary box or snuff box, made of wood and iron pins. Could also have been used for Rosary. High relief with Catholic Bishop's symbols. From corozo nut - also called coquilla nut - made by attaching two nuts together with pins - see photo. Both parts are somewhat apart from each other. . Many photographs show the quality of the carving. Pickup or shipping via registered mail.
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