SOLD - A George III Antique English Two-Color Gold Box

SOLD - A George III Antique English Two-Color Gold Box

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Description

A very fine Regency box in eighteen carat two-color gold.<br /><br />

Provenance: Christie's, NY, October 18, 1994, lot 214.<br /><br />

Alexander James Strachan is the best known maker of gold and silver boxes in early 19th century London and was the principal supplier to the Royal Goldsmiths Rundell, Bridge & Rundell. Strachan was also noted as the most productive of the early nineteenth-century London box makers (see Truman, C., The Gilbert Collection of Gold Boxes, p.321). Strachan's first mark was registered in 1799.

Dimensions

Size Length: 3.5 in. (8.89 cm.)
Weight 3 oz. 9 dwt.
Stock No V9219

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