May 18, 2013

Antique Snuff Box from Scotland

 A Scottish Snuff Box in my collection. The silver band around the top is engraved with "John Mackay Spirit Merchant Edinburgh 1820"

There is a shield but I cannot make out the engravings, and under that it is engraved "obt 29th May 1847"

1 comment:

janet said...

Wow, love the black and silver elements in the design...very intricate work