• 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 182

    A GEORGE III SILVER AND MOTHER-OF-PEARL SNUFF-BOX

    MARK OF JOSEPH TAYLOR, BIRMINGHAM, 1818

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GEORGE III SILVER AND MOTHER-OF-PEARL SNUFF-BOX
    MARK OF JOSEPH TAYLOR, BIRMINGHAM, 1818
    Oblong, the hinged cover set with an oval mother-of-pearl plaque, piqué applied with Masonic symbols within foliage and flowers, the base engraved with an inscription, marked inside and inside cover
    3¼ in. (8.5 cm.) wide
    The inscription reads 'The Brethren of the Friendly Lodge No 521 To Bror Geo. Woodcock Father of the Lodge at Barnsley AL 5818. AD 1818'


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    Provenance

    with Michael Poynder (Antiques) Ltd., October 1964.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE OAKWOOD COLLECTION
    (LOTS 181-190)