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Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Cigar Case

$3,802.86

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Antique Victorian sterling silver cigar case Made in Birmingham, 1845 Maker: Edward Smith Fully hallmarked. Case has an inscription 'James Forbes Leith, From his Sister, 10th December 1853' Size: 12.5 x 6.2 x 2.5 cm Weight: 112 grams Forbes Leigh of Whitehaugh, the name of an Aberdeenshire family, descended from Sir John Forbes, 3d son of Sir John Forbes of that ilk, appointed in the fifth year of Robert III., justiciary of Aberdeen, and coroner of the County. Sir John, the son, was ancestor of the houses of Tolquhon, Foveran, Watterton, Culloden, &c. From an elder brother, Sir William Forbes, came the house of Pitsligo, and from a younger, Alexander, descended the house of Brux. The branThe 2d son, James John Forbes Leith, succeeded his father in Whitehaugh. In 1798 he went out to India, and joined the Company’s service in the rank of lieutenant. With the exception of a short visit to Britain in 1814-1815, he continued in active service till 1826, when he retired, with the rank of lieutenant-colonel, having been present at the taking of Digh, and all the other actions in which his regiment was engaged. Condition: Surface wear on the exterior from general usage, minor ding, excellent and pleasant condition, please see pictures for a better judgement of the items condition.

Details

  • Creator
    Edward Smith (Maker)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 0.99 in. (2.5 cm)Width: 2.56 in. (6.5 cm)Depth: 4.93 in. (12.5 cm)
  • Style
    Victorian (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1845
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Braintree, GB
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU2962322176092

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