18thc Brass Tobacco Box. English C1735

Code: MS sold

Dimensions:W: 2.8" (7.1 cm)H: 3.2" (8.1 cm)D: 1" (2.5 cm)


SOLD

A very good Brass Tobacco Box, engraved with Agrarian scenes & the rhyme: 
Drive on my Boy, God speed the plough, he loved thers (others), fair the seasons now. 
On the reverse is inscribed Robert Siverest 1735. This box is illustrated in Gentle & Field, Domestic Metalware 1640-1820, page 425, No.15.

English. C1735.

18thc Brass Tobacco Box. English C1735