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The surface of the box is plain and embellished with fine engraved circular motifs and leaf decoration to the cover hinge.
The flush hinged hallmarked cover is ornamented with the contemporary engraved inscription ‘Richard Smart’ to the centre, in addition to a simplified engraved shell and scrolling leaf design to the shaped thumbpiece.
This impressive Georgian tobacco box has an exceptional colour and patination*.
This antique tobacco box is an exceptional example of its type.
* Patination or Patina is a subtle colouration or tarnish which forms on the surface of some metals, produced by oxidation or other chemical processes. A good patina proffers an aesthetically pleasing look.
4.1 troy ounces/126.1g
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The engraved decoration is sharp, in keeping with age.
Reflections in photography may detract from the true representation of this piece of early Georgian silverware.
Origin: London, England
35B St Georges Terrace
Tyne & Wear