Wed, 22nd Jun 2022 11:00

Silver & Objects of Vertu

 
  Lot 4
 

A George IV sterling silver mounted tortoiseshell snuff box, Birmingham 1827 by Nathaniel Mills

A George IV sterling silver mounted tortoiseshell snuff box, Birmingham 1827 by Nathaniel Mills

incorperating George I tortoiseshell elements, of oval form with a stand-away hinge. The tortoiseshell inset lid with residual inlaid silver pique work of a putto firing an arrow at a rock before a tree, with a ship at sail in the background, motto above A Movr-Vnis. Tortoiseshell inset base. Fully marked to base bezel.

Length – 8 cm / 3.05 inches

Estimated at £300 - £500


 

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