Scottish silver mounted horn snuff, “David Drysdale Mercht. Kincardine”, Scottish Silver mounts, probably Edinburgh, c. 1845


Scottish silver-mounted horn snuff, the rim engraved “David Drysdale Mercht. Kincardine”, with Scottish Silver mounts including a scotch thistle to the lid, a small oval silver plaque to the front.
Probably Edinburgh silver,
Circa 1845

4cm high, 4.5cm wide

Condition: excellent condition, minor signs of age, the cork inside lid worn.

In several 1848 online Scottish court records, David Drysdale is recorded as defendant or applicant.
” 1848: David DRYSDALE, tea, coffee, wine and spirit merchant, Nicolson Street, Edinburgh”




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