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A George VI Silver Mounted Cigar Box, 1937
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A George VI Silver Mounted Cigar Box, 1937

Measurements: 21cm (8.2in) x 11cm (4.2in) x 14.5cm (5.75in)



Silver mounted cigar box, the top and sides set with repoussé copper panels depicting a Royal Horse Artillery gun team and Light Dragoons at the charge. Signed to the lid  ‘G. Halliday’. The silver frame marked Elkington & Co,. and hallmarked 1937.

George Halliday (fl.1863-1912) was born in Edinburgh and  worked as a sculptor, chaser, medallist in Sheffield. He sculpted figures of a Napoleonic Highland officer and a Line Infanrty officer for Elkington & Co circa 1912. He is is recorded exhibiting a copper panel in repoussé at the Royal Academy in 1899.