A Table Snuff Box made in London in 1839 by Edward Edwards.

A Table Snuff Box made in London in 1839 by Edward Edwards.

1839 London

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The box is broad rectangular in form with an engine turned base and sides. The base displays a slender cast floral and foliate border and the cover a very crisp wide floral and foliate border, displaying roses. This border encloses an engine turned band and a plain plaque engraved with the contemporary initials I.M. The interior is finely gilded and the inside of the cover is engraved with the following centred inscription: PRESENTED by the Members of the TOWER HAMLETS GENERAL PENSIONS SOCIETY to Mr John Mitchell, as a token of respect for his Valuable Services as Honorary Secretary July 29th 1839. The inscription is surrounded by linear scrolls.
Dimensions
Width 2.45 inch (6.22 cm)
Depth 1.00 inch (2.54 cm)
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