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George V Silver Table Snuff Box

£450

Stock: 3169

Date: 1910

Maker: Collingwood & Sons

Country: England

A super quality and large sterling silver octagonal snuff box of good proportions and having simple elegant styling. The top...

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Description

Description

A super quality and large sterling silver octagonal snuff box of good proportions and having simple elegant styling. The top has a bright cut decorated border and long flush hinge.

Length 12.5 cms. Width 8.25 cms.

Weight 275 grams, 8.8 troy ounces.

London 1910.

Retailed by Collingwood and Co.

Literature: Grinding tobacco leaves in order to inhale the powder dates from the mid 17th century in Europe however the first snuff boxes don’t seem to have appeared until the reign of William III circa 1695.

Condition

This interesting box is in very good condition. Stamped on both pieces with English silver hallmarks. Please note that this item is not new and will show moderate signs of wear commensurate with age. Reflections in the photograph may detract from the true representation of this item.

Maker Information

Maker: Collingwood & Sons

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