Object Title

Cigar box

Cigar box

Date

1841

Object Number

XVIII.882

Provenance

Purchased from Jeffery's Lostwithiel (Auction House), 30th April 2008, Lot. 606.

Physical Description

A wooden cigar case for eight cigars, in two parts, made from wood salvaged from the Grand Storehouse fire.

Dimensions

Dimensions: 130 mm x 40 mm x 70 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

Inscribed (top section): PRESENTED by Furlong Esqr. TO Capt. Mount; (bottom section): PART OF THE ARMOURY OF THE TOWER of LONDON DESTROYED by FIRE On the evening of the 30th Oct 1841.

Associations

Places Britain