London, South Kensington
18 March 2009
A MATCHED SET OF THREE VICTORIAN SILVER GENTLEMAN'S TRAVELLING ITEMS
VARIOUS DATES AND MAKERS, LONDON, 1860/4
Engine-turned and with gilt interiors, the covers centred with a circular cartouche engraved with an earl's coronet and two reversed and interlaced initials K, comprising: a hip flask, mark of AB, 1864, a sandwich box, mark of Thomas Johnson, 1860 and retailed by Asprey and a soap box, Abraham Brownett and John Rose, London, 1861
the sandwich box, 6 in. (15.4 cm.) wide; 3 in. (7.6 cm.) deep
gross weight 23.5 oz. (729 gr.) (3)
Almost certainly supplied to Francis Alexander, 8th Earl of Kintore (1828-1880).
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