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    Sale 7597

    Important Silver

    10 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 15

    A VICTORIAN GOLD SNUFF-BOX

    MARK OF CHARLES RAWLINGS AND WILLIAM SUMMERS, LONDON, 1845, 18CT

    Price Realised  

    A VICTORIAN GOLD SNUFF-BOX
    MARK OF CHARLES RAWLINGS AND WILLIAM SUMMERS, LONDON, 1845, 18CT
    The oblong box with slightly incurving sides, the cover, sides and base each engraved with trailing foliage, the cover further engraved with a coat-of-arms, marked inside base and inside cover
    3¼ in. (8.4 cm.) wide
    5.7 oz. (176 gr.)
    The arms are those of Gilman as borne by the Gilman family of Clonteadmore, co. Cork, probably for Herbert Gillman of Clonteadmore (1791-1878).


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE OAKWOOD COLLECTION
    (Lots 1-106)