A GEORGE III 18-CARAT GOLD ENGINE-TURNED SNUFF BOX
A GEORGE III 18-CARAT GOLD ENGINE-TURNED SNUFF BOX

MARK OF A.J. STRACHAN, LONDON, 1803

Details
A GEORGE III 18-CARAT GOLD ENGINE-TURNED SNUFF BOX
MARK OF A.J. STRACHAN, LONDON, 1803
Oblong with slightly incurved sides, interior of cover later inscribed From George Montagu and Harriet Sydney, Duke and Duchess of Manchester to their father Conway Richard Dobbs, 1853
3 1/8 in. long (8 cm.)
4¼ oz. (132 gm.)

If you wish to view the condition report of this lot, please sign in to your account.

Sign in
View condition report

Lot Essay

Conway Richard Dobbs (1795-1886) was M.P. for Carrickfergus in 1832 and High Sheriff of County Antrim in 1841; he lived at Castle Dobbs, Co. Antrim.
;

Related Articles

View all
Virtual tour: The Art of Liter auction at Christies
‘The pinnacle of recorded soun auction at Christies
‘A painter of the first eminen auction at Christies

More from Christie's Interiors

View All
View All