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

Made:
1735-1736
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, engraved and silver (metal)
Measurements:
overall weight:
type:
tobacco box
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • container - receptacle
  • tobacco container
credit:
Lawrence Fine Art