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A gold mounted hardstone snuffbox, of octagonal...

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A gold mounted hardstone snuffbox, of octagonal cartouche shape, the hinged cover with a foiled carnelian agate within a scrolling frame, a mirror on the reverse; the base with a banded agate domed plate. Unmarked; tested as approximately 18ct gold. 21.15g 37 x 29 x 13mm Provenance: Maurice 'Dick' Turpin, Barons Keep, London W14. Condition Report: Internal mirror showing deterioration. The interior at the base is showing marks of what was possibly a sticker label. Hinge in working order.