3 - 4 December 2002
A DUTCH OR ENGLISH SNUFF BOX, A GEORGE IV SILVER SNUFF BOX, AND A LARGE CONTINENTAL SNUFF BOX,
The first circa 1690, maker's mark ?DN conjoined; second Edward Smith, Birmingham, 1829; third Central Europe, circa 1800,
the first octagonal, the hinged cover engraved with a cypher, the reverse engraved with a sailing ship; second rectangular, with engine-turning and floral thumbpiece; third rectangular, with engine-turning, each marked on interior.
Last 4¼in. (11cm.) across; total weight 9oz. (3)
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