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A Rare ‘Cymric’ Silver, Shagreen and Chalcedony Tobacco Box and Cover, 1901

the tapering rectangular framework inset with four panels of shagreen with

smaller panels in the base surround, enhanced with celtic-inspired entrelacs

and chalcedony, the cover with chalcedony finial, the body and the lid

with inset wooden panels to the interior.

19cm high, stamped ‘L&Co’ and ‘Cymric’, and with Birmingham hallmarks to both

the base and the cover rim.

Photograph and description courtesy of Bonhams.