A George II gold and hardstone mounted snuff box  by Francis Harache, London 1741
Lot 1
A George II gold and hardstone mounted snuff box by Francis Harache, London 1741
Sold for £10,000 (US$ 16,808) inc. premium
Auction Details
A George II gold and hardstone mounted snuff box  by Francis Harache, London 1741
Lot Details
A George II gold and hardstone mounted snuff box
by Francis Harache, London 1741
Cartouche form, the cover with a central aventurine quartz panel with a rocaille chased border with flowers, scrolls and spume on a matted ground, the inverted bombé sides with similar rocaille decoration, length 7.5cm.

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  • Provenance:
    Acquired by Philip WARD, son of Sir Edward WARD (1638-1714), Chief Baron of the Exchequer, then gifted to his nephew Edward HUNT of Oundle & Wadenhoe (1706-1785). Thence by descent to Rt Hon George WARD HUNT (1825-1877), Chancellor of the Exchequer and First Lord of the Admiralty in 1850, and subsequently to his great, great grandson whence it was gifted to the current owner.
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