London, South Kensington
15 May 2001
A GEORGE III SILVER SNUFF MULL
MAKER'S MARK APPARENTLY THAT OF PHIPPS & ROBINSON, 1794
of baluster-form, the hinged lid engraved with a crest below a coronet, the interior gilded - 2oz.
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