A silver and gold snuff box, probably A. Wilcox, Birmingham, 1956
A silver and gold snuff box
probably A. Wilcox, Birmingham
hinged cover applied in gold EMofB below a coronet, otherwise engine turned with cast applied foliate borders, gilt interior
Excellent condition, good marks
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."
The monogram on the lid of the present box is the personal device of Edwina, Countess of Burma (1901-1960)