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George III Silver Gilt Snuff Box 'Achilles & Agamemnon'
A good George III silver gilt Snuff Box of rounded rectangular form, the base and sides with basket weave decoration, the hinged lid with raised mythological scene depicting Achilles remonstrating with Agamemnon over Briseis within a formal leaf border.

By Joseph Willmore, Birmingham, 1814
Price £995.00
Condition In good condition with no damage or repair, minor wear and gilt loss to the high points.
Height 22  mm (0.87 inches)
Width 71  mm (2.80 inches)
Depth 43  mm (1.69 inches)
Weight 78.50 Grams (2.52 troy ounces)
Country England
Stock Code TRS240517
Medium Silver
Literature See : British Silver Boxes 1640 - 1840 The Lion Collection by John Culme, page 220 for a very similar slightly later example.


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