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This cast-iron tobacco box sold at Halls for £800 on May 1 is modelled with a kneeling figure in chains above the word Humanity.

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This 5½in (14cm) wide cast-iron tobacco box, above, offered at Halls (23% buyer’s premium) at Shrewsbury on May 1, is modelled with a kneeling figure in chains above the word Humanity. The finial to an extra internal cover was dated July 28, 1774.

Pitched at £150-250, it sold online to a UK collector at £800.