A CHARLES II  SILVER SUGAR BOX   of crisply chased oval shap...





A CHARLES II  SILVER SUGAR BOX   of crisply chased oval shape with lobed sides, the low domed cover with cabochons on a ground of acanthus leaves and a snake handle engraved with contemporary shield of arms,  the hasp pierced with hearts, on scroll feet,  21cm l, fully marked on rim and lid, hasp with maker's mark, maker AR, mullet and two pellets below [Jackson, 3rd edition revised, 1989, p135] London 1681, 27ozs

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In exceptional preservation, crisp with hardly any sign of wear, no damage or repair worthy of note, in the present vendor's family ownership for several generations, almost certainly acquired in the early 20th c and not offered for sale since

Auction Date: 16th Sep 2020 at 10am

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