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    Sale 5370

    Christie's Interiors

    11 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 383

    A GOOD GEORGE III SILVER SNUFF BOX

    MARK OF PHIPPS & ROBINSON, LONDON, 1800

    Price Realised  

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    A GOOD GEORGE III SILVER SNUFF BOX
    MARK OF PHIPPS & ROBINSON, LONDON, 1800
    Rounded rectangular with bead and diaperwork engraving, the cover centred by a rectangular bloodstone panel, gilt interior -- 3¼ in. (8.4 cm.) long; together with a Victorian silver cylindrical scent bottle mark of Sampson Mordan, London, 1888, engraved in the manner of Kate Greenaway with a small child, an owl and a bird amidst foliage surrounded by profuse foliate decoration, complete with interior glass stopper, gilt interior -- 2 7/8 in. (7.2 cm.) high (2)


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