A George III Gold & Tortoiseshell Portrait Box
A George III Gold & Tortoiseshell Portrait Box

A George III Gold & Tortoiseshell Portrait Box

1814 United Kingdom

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A George III gold & tortoiseshell portrait box, London, 1814,the box possibly by A.J. Strachan.
The portrait medal signed and dated 1814 by Thomas Wyon Senior. Thomas Wyon the elder (1767–1830) Thomas Wyon was an English engraver of dies, who became Chief Engraver of the Seals. He was the eldest of the four sons of George Wyon, an engraver. Around 1796, he went into business in Birmingham with his brother Peter, father of William Wyon, as a general die-engraver. They resided at Lionel Street in 1797. Wyon engraved many dies for tokens, especially part of the Coventry series of buildings. From 1800 he carried on business in London, and on 30 September 1816 was appointed Chief Engraver of the Seals. He died on 18th October 1830 in Nassau Street, London.
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22938.1
Medium
Gold & Tortoiseshell
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