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Three Early English Silver Boxes

Auction:
3272B
Lot:
2
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3272B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 13, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Three Early English Silver Boxes, a snuffbox with engraved monogram, maker's mark "WI" possibly for Micah Wilkins, lg. 2 5/8, a gold-washed snuffbox with engraved monogram to interior and maker's mark "AB," lg. 1 7/8, and a skippet or seal box with engraved with the coat of arms of the University of Oxford, interior with maker's mark "RN" and remnants of a wax seal, lg. 3 1/2 in., approx. 4.6 troy oz. total.
Sold to benefit the Clark Art Institute, Williamstown MA.
Estimate $250-350


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Micah Wilkins, Beam Suntory, Bourbon whiskey, Kentucky cuisine, Maker's Mark, National Register of Historic Places in Marion County, Kentucky, Touchscreen mobile phones

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