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    Sale 5356

    Christie's Interiors

    3 June 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 363

    A GEORGE IV ROUNDED RECTANGULAR SILVER SNUFF BOX

    MARK OF THOMAS P. PROTHERO, LONDON, 1823

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    A GEORGE IV ROUNDED RECTANGULAR SILVER SNUFF BOX
    MARK OF THOMAS P. PROTHERO, LONDON, 1823
    Engine-turned with floral thumbpiece and crested gilt reserve, the gilt interior with later inscription; together with a 9 ct. gold personalised matchbox holder by Asprey; a 9 ct. gold pen knife; a 9 ct. gold-lined telescopic pencil by Cartier; a 19th century French silver snuff box; and 3 late 18th century toothpick boxes, circa 1775, two ivory with gold mounts and one blonde tortoiseshell with silver inlay (8)


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