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    Sale 7597

    Important Silver

    10 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 1

    A GEORGE II SILVER BOX

    INDISTINCT MAKER'S MARK ONLY, CIRCA 1740

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE II SILVER BOX
    INDISTINCT MAKER'S MARK ONLY, CIRCA 1740
    Circular, the cover with a crimped border and engraved with an inscription, the base pierced, marked inside cover and on base
    3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm.) diam.
    4 oz. (124 gr.)
    The inscription reads 'Quid est hoc Hoc est Quid'


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE OAKWOOD COLLECTION
    (Lots 1-106)