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    Sale 5356

    Christie's Interiors

    3 June 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 251

    A FINE VICTORIAN PARCEL-GILT SILVER CHEROOT CASE

    MARK OF FRANCIS DEXTER, LONDON, 1845

    Price Realised  

    A FINE VICTORIAN PARCEL-GILT SILVER CHEROOT CASE
    MARK OF FRANCIS DEXTER, LONDON, 1845
    With engine-turned panels, the engraved scrolls and floral sprays incorporating a cartouche initialled RD, pull-off cover with separate hinged vesta compartment, the inner rim inscribed below the hallmarks, RALPH DODDS, NEWCASTLE
    6 1/8 in. (5.5 cm.) high, 3¼ in. (8.3 cm.) wide
    8.5 oz. (264 gr.)


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    Ralph Dodds was Sheriff of Newcastle-upon-Tyne in 1849 and Mayor in 1853 and 1865.

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