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    Sale 5367

    Christie's Interiors

    30 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 293

    A GEORGE III SILVER TOOTH-POWDER BOX

    MARK OF JOSEPH TAYLOR, BIRMINGHAM, 1801

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    A GEORGE III SILVER TOOTH-POWDER BOX
    MARK OF JOSEPH TAYLOR, BIRMINGHAM, 1801
    Plain rectangular with two hinged compartments, one at either end; together with a George IV engine-turned oblong silver snuff box, mark of Thomas Shaw, Birmingham, 1829, with reeded sides and floral-chased thumbpiece; also a George III silver-gilt snuff box, square with agate cover, by Samuel Pemberton, Birmingham, 1811; an unmarked silver-gilt and agate snuff box, the sides initialled MDW above a unicorn head crest; a George III silver-gilt vinaigrette, by Samuel Pemberton, Birmingham, circa 1810, the unmarked grille pierced with an urn of foliage, the cover engraved with vine leaves and a leaf spray to base; a navette-shaped patch box by Samuel Pemberton, Birmingham, 1795; and a gilt-metal and agate pill box (7)


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