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A George III neoclassical silver snuff box, London, 1802


Code: 5119067


W: 8cm (3.1")H: 2cm (0.8")D: 4.5cm (1.8")

A rare George III silver snuff box with superb engraving on the top and base. Made in London in 1802 by Phipps and Robinson. It is oblong in the shape of a portmanteau with engraved handle on both ends. The interior is gilt with a hallmarked base and lid. The 11 part concealed hinge is tight and the lid closes well. This box was part of the Lion Collection, see the details below. Its is a scarce Georgian snuff box in fine condition.

WEIGHT; 84gms or 2.7ozst

PROVINANCE; "British Silver Boxes 1640-1840" by John Culme, Page 193, Plate 212