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George III Silver and Hard Stone Snuff Box

George III Silver and Hard Stone Snuff Box


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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Metals: Silver: Sterling: Pre 1837 VR: Item # 1426603
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Lovely Georgian silver snuff box with hand-chased, elaborate cross-hatch and Greek key designs. The top is set with an oval polished carnelian. The George III box is hallmarked: Samuel Pemberton, Birmingham 1804. The Pembertons were a well-known family of silversmiths. Samuel's father was a guardian of the assay office, and grandfather a jeweler and toy maker. 1 1/8" W., 2" L.