Wed, 22nd Jun 2022 11:00

Silver & Objects of Vertu

 
  Lot 8
 

A George II silver snuff box, London circa 1731 by George Morland (this mark reg. 6th Sep 1731)

A George II silver snuff box, London circa 1731 by George Morland (this mark reg. 6th Sep 1731)

Oval cartouche form with hinged lid engraved with a scallop shell, a lattice work lozenge and foliate scrolls. The side under hinge engraved with initials S over TE in Roman script. Maker's mark only to interior (Grimwade 847)/

Length – 6.9 cm / 2.45 inches

Weight – 37 grams / 1.19 ozt

When this mark was registered, his address was given a “living at Mr James Stone in Maiden Lane”. James Stone was a specialist salt maker apprenticed to James Roode, who also apprenticed Edward Wood.

Estimated at £800 - £1,200


 

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