Lot 417: Sold for £580 hammer

Estimate £200-£300

A George III hallmarked silver snuff box of oval form, the hinged cover bright cut and engraved with a central cartouche of an owl and inscribed 'THE GIFT OF THE ANCIENT CORPORATION OF CANN WOOD TO J. DISTING ESQ. MAYOR - 11 OCT 1797', length 9cm, London 1797, George Burrows.

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