London, South Kensington
4 December 2001
A silver vesta case
UNMARKED, PROBABLY CONTINENTAL
the front enamelled with a standing peasant in traditional costume
a slide-action vesta case, the base and sides engine-turned, the top with applied moss agate, unmarked -- 5.5cms.; and a Victorian vesta case, the front engraved with two crossed pipes and the phrase, "Peace to our Ashes", George Unite, Birmingham 1889 -- 4.8cms.
See Plate 8 (3)
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