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Large Brass Tobacco Box, Rev. William Huntington SS, circa 1815

$425

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Handsome large brass tobacco box, the lid cast with a depiction of a clergyman, titled ‘REVd WILLIAM HUNTINGTON S.S. BORN 1744 / DIED 1813’ , also hand-engraved ownership initials J*H , the sides case with a Regency anthemion twist, circa 1815 Huntington was an interesting evangelical preacher who caught the imagination of the public in the 1780s, the S.S. added to his name to stand for ‘sinner saved’. He preached at a number of chapels across London and Sussex, and included royalty in his audience.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 1.19 in. (3 cm)Diameter: 3.35 in. (8.5 cm)
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1815
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Geelong, AU
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 10225491stDibs: LU1250213701101

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    Estimated Customs Duties & Taxes to the Continental US: $0.
    Ships From: Geelong, Australia
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