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GEORGE II SILVER & AGATE HEART-FORM SNUFF BOX
Lewis Morel, London, c1740

 

 

The silver box having a base of moulded heart shape,
the top having a smaller silver-mounted striated agate hinged and flanged cover
above a floral and foliate chased surround,
the sides reeded and the interior gilt;
bearing maker's mark only on the base interior

 

Lewis Morel, Goldsmith of St Mary Islington Middlesex.
Free Dec. 7, 1748, first mark registered 1737 (Grimwade 1944),
with first address Salisbury Court.
A silver snuff box, 1742, by Morel, formed as three connected cartouches,
engraved with the arms of Castillo & Leon, Portugal and Scotland;
Christie's, King Street, London,
'An Iberian Private Collection Part II', December 2011, lot 466; sold 9375 pounds

 

Condition : Excellent with minor wear to chasing;
a few minor wavy spots to cover interior rim; some residual tarnishing
 
2.5" Long x 2.5" Wide x 1" High / 1.7 oz
 

Price : Please Inquire

 

#7314

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

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Depicting three 'Aesop's Fables' -
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George I Silver-Mounted Tortoiseshell Snuff Box, James II

John Obrisset, London, c1720, Unsigned

From a 1685 Medal by John Roettiers
Listed in Phillip A.S. Phillips as "very rare"

 

George I / II Silver-Mounted Piqué Posé Tortoiseshell Snuff Box

England, c1725-35

With a seated flute player serenading a shepherdess, a border
of cornucopiae, doves, squirrels & baskets of fruits & foliage;

 

 


 

 

 

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George II Silver & Agate Heart-Form Snuff Box, Lewis Morel, England, c1740