Carlisle Spedding's Tobacco Box, 1736, with engraved design of an atmospheric steam engine

Made:
1735-1736 in Newcastle upon Tyne
maker:
Isaac Cookson

Tobacco box, silver, oval, lid engraved with the initials of Carlisle Spedding and a representation of the atmospheric steam engine at Ginn's Pit, Whitehaven, belonging to Sir James Lowther, assayed 1735, Newcastle upon Tyne, England.

Details

Category:
Motive Power
Object Number:
1979-393
Materials:
complete, silver (metal) and engraved
Measurements:
overall: 24 mm x 94 mm x 74 mm,
overall weight:
type:
tobacco box
credit:
Lawrence Fine Art