A Victorian silver 'castle-top' card case, The Post Office, Dublin,
by Alfred Taylor, Birmingham 1860,
rectangular form, scroll borders, the front with a raised scene of the Post Office, on a matted background, within foliate scroll decoration, the reverse with similar decoration and with a cartouche engraved with a crest and 'Helen', length 10cm, approx. weight 2.6oz.
Provenance: Christie's Interiors, South Kensington, 12 March 2013, lot 89.
The crest is that used by a number of families including: Arthur, O'Fallon, O'Donovan, Marlay and Stratton.
Estimate: £1,500 - 2,000
Hammer Price £ 9,800