• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5659

    Christie's Interiors

    12 January 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 46

    HUNTING/MILITARY INTEREST:- AN EARLY VICTORIAN SILVER TABLE SNUFF BOX

    MARK OF EDWARD EDWARDS, LONDON, 1839

    Price Realised  

    HUNTING/MILITARY INTEREST:- AN EARLY VICTORIAN SILVER TABLE SNUFF BOX
    MARK OF EDWARD EDWARDS, LONDON, 1839
    Chased in high relief with hunting scene, engine-turned sides & base, floral thumb piece & gilt interior, inscribed inside cover to Charles Cooke of Shimpling Hall by the officers of 9th Lancers for selecting a time for their steeplechase, dated 1840, also an additional later inscription inside base
    4 in. long (10 cm.), 1¼ in. deep (3.2 cm.)
    7 oz. (217 gm.)


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