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    Sale 7464

    Un hôtel particulier du Faubourg Saint-Germain The Collection of The Marquis and Marquise de Ravenel

    21 - 22 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 436

    THREE SCOTTISH SILVER-MOUNTED HORN SNUFF-MULLS

    EACH APPARENTLY UNMARKED, ONE DATED 1844

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    THREE SCOTTISH SILVER-MOUNTED HORN SNUFF-MULLS
    EACH APPARENTLY UNMARKED, ONE DATED 1844
    The domed hinged covers of each chased with foliage scrolls, one further chased with thistles, each cover further set with a faceted rock crystal, the horns each applied with a silver shield, one engraved with initials, another engraved with an inscription
    4¼ in. (10.5 cm.) wide and smaller
    The inscription reads 'PRESENTED TO Mr. John Robertson BY THE WORKMEN OF LANGLOAN IRON WORKS in testimony of their respect and esteem for him as their MANAGER 1st Jany 1844' (3)


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