• The Country House Sale - Newto auction at Christies

    Sale 5984

    The Country House Sale - Newton Hall

    20 January 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 49

    AN EDWARD VII SILVER CIGAR BOX

    MARK OF MAPPIN AND WEBB, LONDON, 1907

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN EDWARD VII SILVER CIGAR BOX
    MARK OF MAPPIN AND WEBB, LONDON, 1907
    Engraved with the badge of the Welsh Guards and inscription; an electroplated cocktail shaker in the form of a bell by Asprey and Co; a second plated cocktail shaker engraved Mid-Essex Polo Club 1937; and a Victorian silver beaker by Messrs Lias, London, 1877, later-engraved with fascimilie signature Sandy and the date 1920
    11 1/8 in. (28.2 cm.) high (4)


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    Provenance

    Captain Francis Newton Heron Widdringon (1920-2008).