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TWO GEORGE IV SILVER SNUFF-BOXES
TWO GEORGE IV SILVER SNUFF-BOXES

THE FIRST EDWARD SMITH, BIRMINGHAM, CIRCA 1825; THE SECOND THOMAS AND JAMES PHIPPS, LONDON, 1821

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TWO GEORGE IV SILVER SNUFF-BOXES
The first Edward Smith, Birmingham, circa 1825; the second Thomas and James Phipps, London, 1821
Each rectangular, with engine-turned panels; the first with foliate borders, the cover panel with a man in profile; the second box with cover panel engraved with a crest, the first marked on interior body, the second marked inside base and cover
The first 3¾in. (9.5cm.) long, 6oz. 10dwt. (217gr.); the second 3½in. (9cm.) long, 5oz. (158gr.) (2)
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