18th century figured snuff box with note 'Snuff Box of Oak From the Wreck of the Royal George, Made By An Artilleryman. the Figures Represent Burns' Tam O'Shanter and Souter Johnny. in 1782 while undergoing repairs at Portsmouth the Royal George went down
A Continental porcelain snuff box, chantilly-style, lozenge shaped tapered box with hinged lid elegantly decorated in the 18th century Kakiemon manner with exotic birds amongst foliage, with blue, red and green predominant, red Chantilly mark underside. He
A Regency pressed horn snuff box, circa 1830, a circular box commemorating Robert Burns as the 'Ploughman's poet' with a bust of Burns and written inscription inside lid reading 'Mrs Robert Burns to R Boyle 1830'. Diameter 7.5 cm. Height 2 cm
A Swiss three-colour snuff box, circa 1840 the oval lid with scalloped edge chased with symbols of the arts and Sciences within a surround of scrolling flowers and foliage, the sides and base similarly decorated 7. 8 cm wide. Provenance: Sotheby's Geneva,
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