Rectangular Old Sheffield Plate

                Snuff Box

A rare rectangular old sheffield plate

snuff box with a silver inset with the

letter H in a decorated border.

Being this shape with a hinged lid which makes it a much rarer example  Circa 1760.


Snuff boxes were some of the very

first pieces to be made in Sheffield

Plate.  See Old Sheffield Plate by

Gordon Crosskey  P. 203-209.


6.4 cm x 4.5 cm 2.8 cm


£ 175.00