London, 1801, round compressed form body with scroll, floral and scroll decoration, foliate, acorn and paw feet, ivory spacers, one side inscribed "to Mr. & Mrs. John Gilliam Stilwell/on their wedding day/7th June 1831/from/Lord Byron/Capt. R. N.", monogram, partial maker's mark, .925 fine, 23.91 oz. T., 5-1/2 x 11-1/4 x 6-1/2 in.
Provenance: Private Collection
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lid rim with dents and uneven, light scratches, and wear