Snuffboxes and Сigarette Сases

George IV Irish silver gilded snuffbox

    George IV Irish silver gilded snuffbox

    Ireland, Dublin

    1822

    Silver; engraving, embossing, gilding

    2.8 х 8.3 х 2.5 cm, 153 gr

    Marks: master IT, silver assay 86, city hallmarks of Dublin 1822 (9 hallmarks in total)

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    Silver snuffbox, gilded,  of rectangular form, the cover with flush hinge, shell and scroll thumb piece, within a rose, clover, thistle and leaf border, the base with presentation inscription, within a small shell and flower head border. 

    The presentation inscription reads: "Presented by the Head Porters of the Linen Hall to James King Esq. Chamberlain. As a sincere token of their respect and gratitude for his zealous attention to their comforts on all occasions. Dublin Sepr 20th 1822".

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