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    Sale 7453

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    27 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 83

    A GEORGE III VARI-COLOUR GOLD SNUFF-BOX

    BY PETER DELAUNEY (FL. 1789-1824), MARKED, WITH THE ENGLISH DUTY MARK FOR GOLD, 1798-1821, THE LONDON ASSAY OFFICE MARK 1756-1821, THE LONDON DATE LETTER G FOR 1802/03, THE POST-1798 ENGLISH STANDARD MARK FOR 18-CARAT GOLD, THE ENGLISH STANDARD MARK FOR 18-CARAT GOLD 1798-1974

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE III VARI-COLOUR GOLD SNUFF-BOX
    BY PETER DELAUNEY (fl. 1789-1824), MARKED, WITH THE ENGLISH DUTY MARK FOR GOLD, 1798-1821, THE LONDON ASSAY OFFICE MARK 1756-1821, THE LONDON DATE LETTER G FOR 1802/03, THE POST-1798 ENGLISH STANDARD MARK FOR 18-CARAT GOLD, THE ENGLISH STANDARD MARK FOR 18-CARAT GOLD 1798-1974
    rectangular with rounded corners, the cover, sides and base engine-turned with a zig-zag pattern, within two-colour gold band of chased quatrefoils, leaves and pellets on a sablé ground
    3½ in. (88 mm.) wide
    4 5/8 oz. (134 gr.)


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