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Lot 76 of 384



Lot 76: An Antique Gold Presentation Box, circa 1841


Hammer Price

The rectangular box with slightly rounded corners, engraved throughout with elaborate acanthus leaves, flowers, scenes of nature and a well-dressed couple astride horses, in 18k gold, with fitted leather box

Dimensions: 86 x 38 x 29 mm
Weight: 100.6 grams
The exterior engraved: Clan Anderson crest of an oak tree and the motto STAND SURE
The interior engraved: The Gift of Major Genl Riddall to Mr. Anderson. In Testimony of his own esteem and in remembrance of his late beloved Brother Mr. Hans Riddall, who died on the 8th Nov. 1848
The fitted leather box affixed with paper label inscribed: Williams & Clapham late Edmonds Goldsmith & Jewellers Rd 13 & 14 Strand
The maker was Charles Rawlings & William Summers: Rawlings & Summers, 1829-1897, with the 1838-1856 Queen Victoria monarch mark, London, 1841
Gold box in good condition, with normal wear commensurate with age; leather box shows more signs of wear

Condition reports are provided as a courtesy to clients and are a qualified subjective opinion only. All items are sold ‘as is’.

November 2018 3,000 – 4,000
2,340 – 3,120
1,950 – 2,600