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    Henry Clay: A Fine Papier-Mâché Portrait Snuffbox. A younger image of Clay with his name below. Probably dates from the period of his 1832 and 1836 presidential runs, rather than from 1844. Condition is beautiful, far above average for the type. As is almost always seen, there is very light, even surface crazing in the clear lacquer, but it is far more subtle than usual and really can be said not to detract at all. Diameter 3.625".

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2010
    17th Wednesday
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