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    A George III neoclassical silver snuff box, London, 1802

    A George III neoclassical silver snuff box, London, 1802

    $2,000 (approx conversion from £1495)

    Item details

    A rare George III silver snuff box with superb engraving on the top and base. Made in London in 1802 by Phipps and Robinson. It is oblong in the shape of a portmanteau with engraved handle on both ends. The interior is gilt with a hallmarked base and lid. The 11 part concealed hinge is tight and the lid closes well. This box was part of the Lion Collection, see the details below. Its is a scarce Georgian snuff box in fine condition.

    WEIGHT; 84gms or 2.7ozst

    PROVINANCE; "British Silver Boxes 1640-1840" by John Culme, Page 193, Plate 212

    Dimensions
    W: 8cm  (3.1")H: 2cm  (0.8")D: 4.5cm  (1.8")
    Code
    5119067
    Period
    19th Century

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