Lot 814 (The Silver Auction, 30th January 2020)
Sold for £75
- In fair to worn condition, scratches present throughout, tarnishing visible, central cartouche to hinged lid bears illegible personal engraving (pictured), lower front section of box slightly misshapen, hinge operates as intended, note box doesn’t close perfectly flush (see pictures)
- Additional photographs added
WILLIAM IV SILVER SNUFF BOX,
maker Nathaniel Mills, Birmingham 1832, the hinged cover with central dedication within a border of scrolling foliage, engine turned exterior, opening to reveal a gilt wash interior, 7cm wide, 66g
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