A rare Scottish provincial silver Masonic Jewel.
A silver Masonic Jewel, with engraved script initials, maker’s mark ‘AP’, circa 1790.
This rare mark has been recorded also on a Celtic point salt spoon and on a silver mounted cone-shell Snuffbox in the collection of the Aberdeenshire Museums Service [the Snuff Box is Stamped: ‘AP: BNF’, Museum ref. PEHMS:B7652]
Good with some solder staining where the central ‘G’ is attached to the compass and set square.
Width – 9.10 cm.; Height – 8.80 cm.; Depth – 0.90 cm.; Weight – 23.50 gms.