This fine antique English Georgian sterling silver snuff or vinaigrette box was made by Thomas Shaw in Birmingham, London, England in 1850. The detailed side edges of the box are done in a classic floral scroll design. The top and bottom of the box are engraved with a stripe design and the center has an engraved cartouche as noted below for John Maclean from his son.
Inged cover works perfectly and opens to reveal a beautiful shinny gilt washed interior. Place of Origin: Birmingham, England. 925 purity/ Interior Gilt Finish. Dimensions: 3/4 inches high x 2 inches wide x 3 inches long.
Inscription: A token of Respect. Hallmark: Marked with the ANCHOR for Birmingham; the LION PASSANT for Sterling Silver; a duty mark of KING GEORGE the 3rd's HEAD; the letter D for the year manufactured 1850; and the MAKER'S MARK (TS) for Thomas Shaw. Condition: Very good, with wear consistent with its age and use.
The inscription is slightly worn but still legible. Prominence : I've looked up the date associated with the name and he could be??? (March 3, 1800 August 10, 1886). Clergyman and educator who served as the tenth President of Princeton University. (off the Wikipedia's website).
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Thanks so much for looking and have a wonderful day! The item "1850 Victorian Sterling Silver VINAIGRETTE Snuff Box or Pill Box, Card Holder" is in sale since Sunday, June 9, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (. The seller is "sedonagal29" and is located in Sedona, Arizona.
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