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Snuff box

Inscription

MARKS: on the inside of the box, maker's mark IL over WA (probably Jackson, 1989ed, p231); sovereign's head; leopard's head crowned; crown; 18; date letter O (1809/10). Repeated on the inside of the lid, maker's mark. INSCRIPTION: in side the lid, engraved: "This Box is a token from R. F. Breed to / Nathl. P. Russell Esqr. on hearing the death / of a dear Brother. It will serve as a humble reflector / of kind acts being appreciated & of the esteem/ in which Mr. Russell is held by the given. / London / 28th Octor. 1916."

Credit Line

Gift of Edith Lady Playfair and Mrs. J.R. Fitzgerald

1809–10

Object Place

London, England

Accession Number

RES.30.3

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Gold