London, South Kensington
22 September 2009
A CHARLES II OVAL SILVER TOBACCO BOX
UNIDENTIFIED MAKER'S MARK OF BB WITH A CRESCENT BELOW, LONDON, CIRCA 1675
With ropework borders, the cover engraved with baroque coat-of-arms
3¾ in. (8.9 cm.) long
4.75 oz. (147 gr.)
The arms are for Giles or Gyles
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The maker's mark is illustrated in Ian Pickford (ed.), Jackson's Silver and Gold Marks of England, Scotland and Ireland, Woodbridge, 1989, p. 141.
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