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    George Washington: An Elegant High-Relief Silver Snuff Box. A heavy and very well-made piece, with hinged lid. Relief vine and berry motif around side. While there is no maker's hallmark, this is certainly of a quality which suggests hand-manufacture by a skilled silversmith. The style and smaller diameter suggest earlier dating than most GW boxes, which appeared around the 100th anniversary of his birth in 1832; we would incline toward a date of 1810-1820 for the present example. Lovely condition. Diameter: 2.25", height: 1".

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    November, 2007
    12th-13th Monday-Tuesday
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