22 - 23 May 2014
A VICTORIAN SILVER SANDWICH BOX
MARK OF WILLIAM SUMMERS, LONDON, 1882
The cover engraved with the Somerset crest and monogram; together with a capstan inkwell on square base with pen rest, Birmingham, 1923, the cover engraved with initials 'J.R' below a baron's coronet; and a silver-plated table bell
The box 1½ in. (3.8 cm.) high; 5½ in. (13.4 cm.) wide
Weighable silver: 10.5 oz. (326 gr.)
The bell inscribed, 'THE LADY RAGLAN / ON THE OCCASION OF THE OPENING OF VILLA MARINA, DOUGLAS, ISLE OF MAN'
The inkstand: Julia, Lady Raglan, née Hamilton (d. 1971).
The bell: Ethel, Lady Raglan, née Ponsonby (d. 1940).
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