Old Sheffield Plate circular tobacco box, c. 1805
Old Sheffield Plate circular tobacco box with fine gadrooned edges and gently domed lid.
14cm wide, 9cm high
Wear to moulding & parts of body, dent at back base, still opens & closes well with a good seal – perfectly usable for biscuits!
Bradbury (1912) illustrates one dated to 1802 in his own collection that is very similar, see last illustration.