Newcastle Snuff Box, c.1790

Newcastle silver snuff box with stag crest georgian
Newcastle silver snuff box with stag crest georgian DSCN7797 DSCN7804 DSCN7798 DSCN7799 DSCN7800 DSCN7802


Snuff Box - Navette-shape; Bright-cut - Newcastle circa 1790 by John Langlands & John Robertson - 8.8cm long; 78g - ST/9860

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A very beautiful Georgian silver snuff box that has been expertly made by the foremost silversmithing partnership working from Newcastle in the 18th century - Langlands & Robertson.

The box is in the typical style for the late 18th century with a navette-shape, bright-cut engraved decoration and a well made "secret" hinge. The cover is engraved with a seated stag and the interior is stamped with appropriate marks for the period - as well as the distinctive maker initials, the flat base to the lion passant mark indicate provincial manufacture. The box is in fine original condition throughout.