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A VICTORIAN GOLD PRESENTATION SNUFF BOX
A VICTORIAN GOLD PRESENTATION SNUFF BOX

PROBABLY SCOTTISH, DATED 1857

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A VICTORIAN GOLD PRESENTATION SNUFF BOX Probably Scottish, dated 1857 Rectangular, the base, sides and cover with engine-turned panels within chased borders, the hinged cover engraved with a foliate cartouche enclosing a presentation inscription, apparently unmarked 2¾in. (7cm.) long
Provenance
Christie's, New York, October 30, 1990, lot 6

Lot Essay

The inscription reads: Presented to Colonel Sir William Cameron Douglas by his Officers, 91st Cameron Highlanders, January 4th, 1857, Edinburgh

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