A William IV rectangular silver snuffbox, with relief embossed floral decoration and engine turned border, by Nathaniel Mills, hallmarks Birmingham 1834, length 8.5cm, 4.2oz
Estimate £250 - £300
Box in good overall condition, there are some holes in the embossed surround where the silver has been polished through along with all-over general surface wear and scratches, there are some small solder marks visible underneath the corner thumbpieces, engine turning is very worn, there is a hole through the silver in one corner of the hinge, gilt interior is bright and hallmarks are clear.
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