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George IV Silver Regimental Presentaion Table Snuff Box By A.J. Strachan - 1825


£12,500 | $15,174 USD | €14,115 EUR
Item Number: SA820555
Date of manufacture: Georgian
Current Status: For sale
Seller: BlackSwan Antiques


Outstanding George IV Silver Regimental Presentation Table Snuff Box Of Exceptional Quality And Very Heavy Gauge With Original Gilt Lining.
The Base Engine-Turned Between Boarders.
The Sides With Engine-Turning Between Boarders Of Cast Bands Of Laurel Leaves And Berries, The Cast Thumb Piece Of A Crowned Head Between Cornucopea, The Lid Applied With Cast Crest Of The DERBYSHIRE YEOMANRY CAVALRY on Engine-Turning Within Cast Laurel Leaf Boarders.
The Inside Is Engraved With An Inscription:-
The presentation inscription reads: "Presented by an old member of the Corps to his Brother Officers of the D Y C in token of his attachment to them and sense of the many kindnesses they have conferred on him, 1825,"
Below a heraldic shield.
The arms and crest of Sir Robert WILMOT (1765-1842), 3rd Baronet Wilmot of Chaddesden, Derbyshire. He was the son of Sir Robert WILMOT (1731-1793), 2nd Baronet Wilmot of Chaddesden by Mary WOOLLETT (died 1811). He married twice: Firstly, in 1796, Lucy GRIMSTON (died 1812), daughter of Robert GRIMSTON Esq. of Neswick, Yorkshire; Secondly, in 1817, Bridget CRAUFURD (died 1844) daughter of Sir Alexander CRAUFURD, Baronet, and widow of Daniel CRAUFURD Esq.
Maker:- Alexander James Strachan, London 1825
Rectangular, the cover applied with the regimental badge of the Derbyshire Yeomanry Cavalry flanked by trophies and flags on an engine-turned ground within a fruiting laurel border, the sides with similar laurel bands, gilded interior, the inside cover with presentation inscription dated 1825 and with engraved arms and crest of Sir Robert WILMOT (1765-1842),
Length 11.5cm approx
Weight 20oz approx
This is an exceptionally rare silver snuff box
Provenance:- The G S May Esquire Private Collection

This antique has been viewed 21 times in the past month with the most views from Germany.


This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as Georgian.


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