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Delightful Georgian Silver Snuff Box by Joseph Taylor, Birmingham 1826 (1 of 8)
Julie Cartwright Antiques
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Delightful Georgian Silver Snuff Box by Joseph Taylor, Birmingham 1826

REF: DEC18 / LA426501
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Description
This delightful George III curved silver snuff box was made in Birmingham 1826 by the renowned toy maker* Joseph Taylor. It is of rounded rectangular form, the flush cover bright-engraved with seaweed patterns surrounding an engraved oval reserve, the back and sides with prick-dot decorations. The beautifully executed flush hinged cover opening to reveal a rich gilt interior *From the late 18th to early 19th Century, Birmingham was the centre for the making of “toys”: small decorative objects from silver. They were produced in small family businesses and factories throughout Birmingham. They made a range of items including patch boxes, nutmeg graters, buckles, caddy spoons, vinaigrettes, snuff boxes and babies rattles. Hallmarks:- I.T for Joseph Taylor Duty mark Lion Passant Birmingham Assay mark Date letter "C" for 1826

measurements

Height:
15 mm
Width:
60 mm
Depth:
30 mm

declaration

Julie Cartwright Antiques has clarified that the Delightful Georgian Silver Snuff Box by Joseph Taylor, Birmingham 1826 (LA426501) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1826

condition

Front and back in very good condition. Sides with a few minor dings commensurate with age. Interior gilding in very good condition.

location

This Delightful Georgian Silver Snuff Box by Joseph Taylor, Birmingham 1826 is located in United Kingdom

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