Lot 397: Snuff Boxes. A collection of boxes including a treen box made from the wreck of the Royal George sunk in 1782, inset with engraved brass plaque, 10cm wide, a horn snuff box, a mother of pearl ring box, a George III tortoiseshell snuff box, Victorian Tunbridge ware stamp box, the lid applied with a postage stamp, an alabaster students viewer, a small bone pin cushion, Edwardian silver brooch, Birmingham 1902 engraved with Durham Cathedral and other items. HMS Royal George was launched in 1756, participated in the Battle of Quiberon Bay and Cape St. Vincent, foundered 29 August 1782 at Spithead. (18)
Dominic Winter's Fine Art & Antiques Auction July 2015
Thursday, 16th July 2015
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