Horn and silver snuff box by Alexander Stewart

Horn and silver snuff box by Alexander Stewart

Included in Collections: Crawford Ross Tackman

Object Description

Upright horn snuff box, oval in section, with silver base and lid by Alexander Stewart. Top of lid engraved with initials DR, underside marked A.S. Card inside the box states "Silver mounted snuff box made by Alexander Stewart silversmith Tain circa 1776. Originally belonged to D. Ross father of Crawford Ross Esq. Cadboll. Later belonged to Mrs Ross & Miss McCandie Tain. Later to Kenneth Mackenzie merchant Tain & sold to Mr Paterson at Rosemount Tain by Provost Ross (Willie Tickie) Tain".

Cat No. 1194.002
Collections Crawford Ross Tackman
Date added December 13th, 2021
Added by Tain & District Museum

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