George III Sterling Silver-gilt Seal (Skippet) Box, London, 1801-02, Peter, Ann & William Bateman, maker, oval box engraved to the lid with the coat of arms of the city of Oxford encircled by a floral garland, with pressed paper and ribbon seal or arms to interior, lg. 3 3/4 in., approx. 2.3 troy oz., together with original handwritten presentation of bailiff duties for John Atkins Wright who served as bailiff for the city of Oxford from 1802-07.
The property of Carol J. Ferranti
Box in good overall condition with only light surface wear. Inset paper 'badge' with losses, tears, wear (see images). Paperwork with fading and wear along creases, loss to ribbon at base.
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