Description

    A VICTORIAN SILVER AND SILVER GILT BOX
    Nathaniel Mills, Birmingham, England, circa 1841-1842
    Marks: (lion passant), (anchor), (duty mark), NM, S
    1-3/8 x 3-3/4 x 2-1/2 inches (3.4 x 9.5 x 6.4 cm)
    6.56 troy ounces

    The rectangular snuff box with convex sides of chased repoussé design, hinged lid with cast and applied shaped floral border opens to silver gilt interior, machine turning to bottom and lid side, lid inscribed PRESENTED TO Mr. John Davidson: at a FAREWELL DINNER given to him by A FEW FRIENDS, on the occasion of his leaving his Native Country for America, As a mark of their esteem. EDINBURGH, 14TH. JANY. 1845.


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    in fine condition with surface scratches commensurate with age

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    November, 2010
    8th Monday
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