6 July 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price Realised GBP 1,188
AN EDWARDIAN SILVER SEAL BOX
MARK OF ALFRED WILLIAM NEWBOLD, LONDON, 1908
Applied with the Royal Arms in relief within a laurel border, the base inscribed
6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm.) diameter
27 oz. (838 gr.)
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The inscription reads, 'To Ernest Walford from Syndey Smith, February 1911'
This box could have contained the Great Seal of England, presented to a recipient of the peerage by the monarch.
No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.This lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of sale - 2 weeks free storage