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A Continental silver, gold, tortoiseshell and mother of pearl, pictorial snuff box c.1690, the top decorated with mosaic scene depicting a mythical horse and figurative subjects. Height 1.3 cm. Width 8 cm. Depth 6 cm

18ct yellow gold George III snuff box with applied decoration, and engine turning. Hallmarked c1818, Alexander James Strachan, approx 108g & 8 cm x 4 cm

French gold snuff box, late 19th century stamped 'B.F'., 18ct yellow gold, weight 39gm.

Russian Karelian birch wood table snuff box, with gold and cabochon clasp, hallmark and maker mark rubbed, 8.5 cm long

A fine gold snuff box, 14ct yellow gold, hallmarked with indistinct marks, possibly Austrian, crafted as a small rectangular case with flared corners, engraved to case top in foliate detail and central woven patination, hinged to reveal a gold washed inter

A German four-colour gold snuff box, Hanau, late 18th century, oval, the surface finely reeded within coloured gold interlacing foliate borders, the side panels alternating with trailing roses, the centre of the cover engraved with later crests, the interi

A George IV gold snuff box, Alexander James Strachan, London 1824, the oblong gold box with engine-turned cover, sides and base within plain wide reeded borders, 9.5 cm long, 200 gms

A German gold and enamel snuff box, Les Freres Toussaint, Hanau, prestige marks, circa 1780, slender oblong form, the sides and base enamelled in translucent sepia enamel featuring classical architecture in landscapes, within enamel berry and leaf borders,

A German vari-coloured gold snuff box, maker's mark indistinct, probably Les Freres Toussaint, Hanau, mid 18th century, rectangular, engine turned with fine reeding to body, the cover and base with central chased and engraved cartouche, the cover featuring

A German gold and enamel snuff box, maker's mark a crowned 'J', French prestige marks, the rectangular box with canted corners, engine-turned body, the enamelled lid depicting a uniformed gentleman on horseback accompanied by his dog beside an estuary with

A German gold and enamel snuff box, Les Freres Toussaint, Hanau, circa 1790, the oval gold box enamelled in a translucent royal blue to a sunray guilloche ground, the cover featuring three gold peacock feathers with floral sprigs and tied with a ribbon, wi

A gold pique and tortoiseshell and gilt bronze snuff box, French 18th century. 8 cm wide, 4 cm high

A French oval tri-colour gold snuff box, Paris, circa 1769/1770 the lid and underside having a chased foliate central cartouche within an engine turned ground with guilloche borders, the sides fluted with classical borders, makers marks, charge and dischar

A Georgian tortoiseshell lidded snuff box oval with gold engraving shield, circa 1810. Length 6.3 cm

A Georgian gold snuff box, circa 1803, with engine turned detail, hallmarked 18ct gold, London 1803-4, maker A.J.S, 7 x 4.5 cm

A Georgian gold snuff box, the rectangular box with engine turned and chased decoration, with Continental hallmarks, in 18ct gold, total weight 74.5gms, 8 x 6 cm

A Continental silver gilt snuff box, with engine turned decoration and further applied floral and foliate decoration to the lid, all in a gold plated finish, 7 x 3.5 cm

An antique gold snuff box, the rectangular box with a carved floral and foliate design and hand engraved crest to the inner lid, all in 14ct gold, total weight 92.0gms, 6.5 x 3 cm

An antique gold snuff box, circa 1880, decorated with a carved scroll and foliate design, rubbed hallmarked to the interior, total weight 73.0gms, 7 x 5 cm

A Georgian gold snuff box, circa 1821, the rectangular box with engine turned decoration, hallmarked 18ct gold, London 1821-22, maker A.J.S., total weight 67.2gms, 7 x 4 cm

A gold Georgian snuff box, circa 1804, the rectangular box with engine turned decoration, hallmarked 18ct gold, London 1804, maker I.N., total weight 98.0gms, 7 x 4 cm

A fine small Japanese Shakudo snuff box, Meiji Period, 1868-1912, inlaid in silver and gold, in the style of a woodblock print, the interior gilt, two character signature and Hatori seal. 5.5 x 3.5 x 1.6 cm

A 19th century rosewood snuff box of compressed circular shape, gold fittings to the hinged lid. Diameter 5.6 cm

A French rectangular gold snuff box, Arthur Goossens, Paris mid 19th century the rectangular form with curved sides and bright-cut engraved scrolling foliage on an engine turned ground, the centre with applied rose-cut diamond initials, beneath the Ducal c

An English 18ct gold snuff box, Joseph Willmore, London 1821 the rectangular box with waisted sides and engine turned decoration, the lid with a vacant cartouche to the centre and chased scrolling foliate borders, hallmarked to lid and base 6. 5 cm wide. P

A gold snuff box, Bautte & Moulinie, Geneva 1815 - 1881 of softly curved oblong form, the envelope lid chased with a symbol of Hope within an oval cartouche, the turned body with foliate borders and sides, makers mark 'M' in lozenge for Bautte and Moulime,

An English 18ct gold snuff box, Alexander James Strachan, London 1805 of rounded rectangular form, chased overall to simulate basket weave with inset lid, hallmarked to interior base and marks to lid 93GMS, 8. 2 cm wide. Provenance: Sotheby's Geneva, 17 Ma

A Swiss three-colour gold snuff box, late 18th century the circular lid chased with putti utilising the symbols of the Sciences with a globe, telescope and callipers, within multiple scalloped, leaf and floral borders, the base with rosette borders 61GMS,

A fine carved agate snuff box, French or Swiss, 18th century, with gold mounts, 7.5 cm x 6 cm x 4 cm high

A good European silver and enamel snuff box of rectangular form with faceted corners, the lid with a deep black/blue enamel panel with a central classical scene of a romantic couple within a landscape and gold border, conforming enamel to all sides and bac

A Georgian tortoise shell snuff box, circa 1790, the rectangular box with sliding lid set with gold inset panel above a plain body. Height 1 cm. Length 6 cm

A fine and rare Victorian 18 carat Tasmanian gold snuff box, Edward Smith, Birmingham 1858, with, the Sydney Royal mint stamp to the rim.of rectangular form with in-curved corners, with a relief stylised strapwork border, the sides with reeded borders and

Engraved gold snuff box, the lid depicting a village scene, the base of ribbed design

19th century tortoise shell gold mounted snuff box, possibly for Sailor

Two colour gold Vernis Martin rectangular snuff box, decorated overall with bright cut rolled gold in a flower and lattice design, each side centred with a lacquer vignette of figures toiling by a harbour, Mathieu Philippe, charge and discharge marks of Je

Silver, gold and jewelled snuff box, early 20th century, French oval, the lid with sunray pattern, the lid applied with a gold and gemset thumbpiece, the reverse with engraved initials Nr. Width 7.5 cm

Ivory snuffbox, 19th century, English rectangular with cut corners, the lid inlaid with a portrait miniature of three ladies dressed in flowing gowns, dancing in a forest, one holding a garland above her head, with gold mounts, a vacant rectangular cartouc

A Victorian snuff box, in horn with gold inlays in the form of a travelling trunk 2 inches across a/f