• Christie's Interiors - Style & auction at Christies

    Sale 5924

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    22 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 11

    A CHARLES II OVAL SILVER TOBACCO BOX

    UNIDENTIFIED MAKER'S MARK OF BB WITH A CRESCENT BELOW, LONDON, CIRCA 1675

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A CHARLES II OVAL SILVER TOBACCO BOX
    UNIDENTIFIED MAKER'S MARK OF BB WITH A CRESCENT BELOW, LONDON, CIRCA 1675
    With ropework borders, the cover engraved with baroque coat-of-arms
    3¾ in. (8.9 cm.) long
    4.75 oz. (147 gr.)
    The arms are for Giles or Gyles


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    The maker's mark is illustrated in Ian Pickford (ed.), Jackson's Silver and Gold Marks of England, Scotland and Ireland, Woodbridge, 1989, p. 141.

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