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    Sale 5936

    The Country House Sale - Property of the 14th Earl of Kintore & The Collection of the Late Bernard Lyons, C.B.E.

    18 March 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 105

    A WILLIAM IV SILVER-GILT TABLE SNUFF BOX

    MARK OF A. J. STRACHAN, LONDON, 1830

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A WILLIAM IV SILVER-GILT TABLE SNUFF BOX
    MARK OF A. J. STRACHAN, LONDON, 1830
    Chased in low relief with four hounds leaping a fence in hot pursuit of a fox through countryside, with engine-turned sides and gilt interior, the inside of the cover with a presentation inscription
    1 7/8 in. (4.7 cm.) high; 4 1/8 in. (10.3 cm.) wide; 3¼ in. (8.3 cm.) deep
    13.5 oz. (419 gr.)


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    Provenance

    Anthony Adrian, 7th Earl of Kintore (1794-1844).