Snuff box

English (London)
1779–80
Probably by William Sudell


Object Place: Europe, London, England

Dimensions

3.3 x 5 cm (1 5/16 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.1626

Medium or Technique

Silver-gilt

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

Oval, decorated on all sides with chased, floral bands, flowers, birds and musical instruments.

Inscription

On inside of lid, "Mary anna C. Porter. / The gift of her / Grandfather William Bartlet. / Aged 92 1840".

Inscribed on cover -- Mary Anna C. Porter / The gift of her / Grandfather William / Bartlet / Aged 92, 1840.

Markings

Inside box on bottom, maker's mark WS in a rectangle (probably Grimwade3311); lion passant; leopard's head crowned; date letter d (1779/80). Repeated on inside of lid, maker's; lion passant.

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Mariana C. Porter