Lot 493 , An early George I Britannia standard silver oval snuff box
An early George I Britannia standard silver oval snuff box,
with hinged cover and ornate engraved armorial, London, 1716, 81mm, 52 grams.
No maker's mark. Minor surface scratches in general. Engraving stating to tire. Possible hinge repair or maybe original construction??. Possible old split repair to interior of box by the hinge. Some minor nicks also. Several dings to interior of cover. Hallmarks clear but with some mild rubbing.
Sold for £340