• Centuries of Style: Silver, Eu auction at Christies

    Sale 7800

    Centuries of Style: Silver, European Ceramics, Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    17 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 183

    A GEORGE III SCOTTISH PROVINCIAL SILVER-MOUNTED COWRIE-SHELL SNUFF-BOX

    MARK OF WILLIAM JAMIESON, ABERDEEN, FIRST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GEORGE III SCOTTISH PROVINCIAL SILVER-MOUNTED COWRIE-SHELL SNUFF-BOX
    MARK OF WILLIAM JAMIESON, ABERDEEN, FIRST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
    The silver mounts engraved with a band of foliage centring Masonic symbols, further engraved 'Alexr Hellmrich', marked inside cover
    3 5/8 in. (9 cm.) wide


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    Provenance

    with Henry Steuart Fothringham, Aberfeldy co. Perthshire, September 1976.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE OAKWOOD COLLECTION
    (LOTS 181-190)