A George III silver-gilt Scottish Snuffbox with a scenic lid.
A George III silver-gilt Scottish Snuffbox, Edinburgh 1820, by George Fenwick. The top of the box is applied with a chased view of a castle, perhaps Edinburgh castle, within a floral border including thistle heads. The front of the box is engraved: ‘D. Thom from his friend Kirkwood.’
Good, with some wear to the gilding on the base and some interior staining.
Length – 8.70 cm.; Width – 5.90 cm.; Depth – 2.30 cm.; Weight – 187.70 gms.