18th century Silver Snuff Box

18th century Silver Snuff Box
Circa 1790
A rare George III double snuff box by George Cowdery London. Silver-gilt lined interior. The second owner John Hawker died 1839. Enscribed Ex dono (A gift) Capt MacBride 1791.Engraved J at one end and M at the other end.
Captain John MacBride 1735 - 1800 became Admiral, he saw Americian War of Independence and French Revoltionary wars.

Very small dents, signs of use.

George Cowdery London

3.94 inches
1.57 inches
1.57 inches
Silver gilt- lined interior

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