This good quality William IV silver box was made in Birmingham in 1836 by EJ and measures 3 3/8 inches in length by 2 3/16 inches wide and is 0.75 inches deep, it has a cast border around the lid of flowers, foliage, scrolling acanthus leaves and sea shells while the sides and base are engine turned. It bears the inscription PRESENTED TO MR JOSEPH WRIGHT BY LIET COL THE HONble C GREY AND THE OFFICERS OF THE 1ST HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY. KILKENNY 27TH FEB 1838. It retains its original gilding to the interior and is fully and clearly hallmarked to the lid and base, inside there are 2 coloured portraits of a soldier in uniform – maybe a relation? It is in very good condition and weighs 3.95 ounces or 123 grams.