DescriptionA William IV Gold Table Top Snuff Box
John Linnit, London, England
22 carat gold
Marks: (lion passant), (leopard's head), (monarch profile), JL, q
3.25 in. long, 6.29 troy ounces
Of rectangular form with waisted sides; all over engine turned ground, green gold cast leaf border surrounding top, rose gold cast thistle and leaf latch. The top surmounted by a relief plaque of a greyhound. Interior of lid inscribed: Presented to, Lt. Coll. James Sherriff, By the Officers of the, Bombay European Reg., as a token of their esteem and regard, January 28th, 1831.
Estimate: $4,000 - $5,000.
Condition report available upon request.
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