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Shell Shaped English Antique Sterling Silver Snuff Box
Shell Shaped English Antique Sterling Silver Snuff Box Shell Shaped English Antique Sterling Silver Snuff Box Shell Shaped English Antique Sterling Silver Snuff Box Shell Shaped English Antique Sterling Silver Snuff Box Shell Shaped English Antique Sterling Silver Snuff Box Shell Shaped English Antique Sterling Silver Snuff Box Shell Shaped English Antique Sterling Silver Snuff Box Shell Shaped English Antique Sterling Silver Snuff Box Shell Shaped English Antique Sterling Silver Snuff Box Shell Shaped English Antique Sterling Silver Snuff Box

Shell Shaped English Antique Sterling Silver Snuff Box, Robert Cox c.1750

Shell Shaped English Antique Sterling Silver Snuff Box by Robert Cox, dating to c.1750.

The lid is chased with a bird amongst a natural landscape framed by rococo C scrolls on a star like shell shaped body.

In very good order and measures 67x51mm and is 15mm in depth.

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Description

Shell Shaped English Antique Sterling Silver Snuff Box

Shell Shaped English Antique Sterling Silver Snuff Box by Robert Cox, dating to c.1750.

While the lid of this box is chased with a bird amongst a natural landscape, it is  framed by rococo C-scrolls and, probably as noteworthy, has a star-like, shell-shaped body.

The engraved detail is elegant without being fussy and contributes to the charm of this unusual box.

The piece measures 67×51 mm and 15 mm in depth and, in conclusion, this silver snuff box is in very good order.

DATEc.1750
MAKER or SPONSOR MARKRobert Cox
ASSAY OFFICELondon
WEIGHT (Grammes)42.7
WEIGHT (Troy)1.37
REF:-383M

Additional information

Origin

English

Period

George II 1727-1760

Sponsor/Maker

Robert Cox

REF CODE

383M

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