A Fine Gold and Multicoloured Agate Hardstone Box - A fine a...

by The Antique Enamel Company

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A Fine Gold and Multicoloured Agate Hardstone Box - A fine and rare multi-coloured agate and Gold hardstone snuff box With a dedication engraved under the lid, translating as 'pray for a true friend'. One explanation is that it was left by 'AM' to someone as a bequest. prov Abraham Bracebridge of Stanhope Street, Mayfair, eldest son of another Abraham Bracebridge (d. 1789) of Atherstone, Warwickshire. He inherited the bulk of his father's estate. The younger Abraham Bracebridge (1748-1832) suffered business reverses which led to him selling off some of his estate in 1817.

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Auction Date:
14th Jul 20 at 2pm BST

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Sale Dates:
14th Jul 2020 2pm BST (Lots 1 to 197)