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Lot 188: A Georgian Gold Snuff Box, London, circa 1831

 

Hammer Price
$3,600 CAN

 

the rectangular form entirely engine-turned in a basket-weave pattern, decorated to the lid by a central plaque depicting a reposing greyhound, amid the oak leaf and acorn border, to a garland thumbpiece sculpted with the Scottish thistle, Irish shamrock and English rose, opening to reveal the polished interior inscribed 'Presented to Lt. Coll. James Sherriff by the Officers of the Bombay European Regt.' and dated, in yellow and rose gold, with maker's mark JL and hallmarks

AUCTION ESTIMATE
June 2005 2,200 – 2,600
1,716 – 2,028
1,430 – 1,690
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