George II Tobacco Box
George II Tobacco Box
George II Tobacco Box
George II Tobacco Box
George II Tobacco Box
George II Tobacco Box
George II Tobacco Box
A charming antique sterling silver box with a detachable lid. Simple oval shape and very plain style. Hand engraved to the top is a contemporary coat of arms and the motto “ex fumo dare lucem” – “to give light from smoke”. This shape was popular from the Restoration through to the early Georgian period. Weight 124 grams, 3.98 troy ounces. Length 11 cms. Width 8 cms. Height 2.5 cms. London 1751. Maker Joseph Smith I.
A rare little antique silver box in excellent condition with no damage or repairs. Very good weight. It is good to find the original crest and motto and they are both still crisp. Crisp clear hallmarks inside the lid. The marks on the edge have some wear which is to be expected from use over many years.
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.
Stock Code
7575
Medium
silver
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