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  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1792-1793 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    E. Robinson and T. Phipps (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silver-gilt with paste cameo

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Ernest Thornton Smith

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Silver-gilt box with cameo of Pitt the Younger

Place of Origin

London (made)


1792-1793 (made)


E. Robinson and T. Phipps (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Silver-gilt with paste cameo

Marks and inscriptions

London hallmarks for 1792-3

Mark of Thomas Phipps and Edward Robinson

Object history note

No Reg Des details from Label
Bequest - E Thornton, Esq.
Acquisition RF: No Reg Des

Descriptive line

Snuff box, silver-gilt, engraved, the lid set with a paste cameo of William Pitt the Younger, London hallmarks for 1792-3, mark of Thomas Phipps and Edward Robinson.


Silver; Gold; Cameo


Gilding; Engraving; Cutting


Accessories; Metalwork


Metalwork Collection

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