Lot 747: FEDERAL SILVER-MOUNTED COWRIE SHELL BOX AND AN AMERICAN SILVER BOX
October 30, 2016
FEDERAL SILVER-MOUNTED COWRIE SHELL BOX AND AN AMERICAN SILVER BOX
Marked ''B.S.'' beneath crest within trefoil, the one with ovoid hinged lid centering script monogram within flower and scrollwork boarder, shell cracked; the second, unmarked, with hinged lid punch marked ''Dr. F. Howe''s 1814 W. Dedham. Mass.'', opening to four compartment interior. 1 3/8 and 5/8 by 2 7/8 and 2 5/8, 2.20 oz.
Ruth and Roy Nutt Collection