English Snuff Box from Grosvenor Lodge No. 938

This is a beautifully made English snuff box that was probably commissioned by Grosvenor Lodge No. 938 as a presentation piece that was made for Brother Richard H. Mogford.  It is made to resemble a square and has a "sheaf of wheat" engraved on the box lid.  Under Mogford's name is Audi Vide Tace which is Latin for "Hear, see, be silent".   Hallmarked on inner lid and bottom: Lion Passant (Sterling) , Anchor (Birmingham) , "G" (1931) , F&S (maker)  Also marked on exterior side: REG APP FOR.  The box without the square measures: 1 3/8" x 1" x 3/8" deep.

 

         

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