A very finely carved Chinese export tortoiseshell snuff box of convex form made to fit comfortably in a gentleman’s pocket. Richly detailed on every surface with Chinese figures in lush, exotic landscapes, carved in deep relief. The interior hinge engraved, “Lt. General Mawby”. Measuring 1″ tall x 3 1/2″ x 2 3/4″. Second quarter of the 19th century.