A mid 19th Century Silver Canteen Box, English Circa 1840

A mid 19th Century Silver Canteen Box, English Circa 1840

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A mid 19th Century Silver Canteen Box,
the deep rectangular box containing five fitted trays, the front with wax seals and plaque reading " Maria Countess of Listowell. No9," brass strapwork, locks and drop ring handles to the side.
English circa 1840.
W:51cm
D:33.5
H:23cm

Maria Augusta Windham was born in 1805.2 She was the daughter of Vice-Admiral William Windham.3 She married, firstly, George Thomas Wyndham before 1819.3 She married, secondly, William Hare, 2nd Earl of Listowel, son of Colonel Richard Hare, Viscount Ennismore and Hon. Catherine Bridget Dillon, on 23 July 1831.4 She died on 31 October 1871