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A European rose gold and enamel oval table snuff box, 19th century, probably Swiss, the hinged cover with an enamel panel of musicians serenading a young couple within a band of enamel flowers and blue bands and yellow guilloche enamel, similarly decorated
Cigarette & snuff box. Gold water gilt 800 silver, two compartment box, chased decoration in part, set with blue enamel & malachite, main lid decorated with oleograph, painted in the 16th century style of the three scholars, cased, width 9 cm
A rare early 19th century tortoiseshell and gold framed and lined snuff box with portrait miniature, of rectangular form, the portrait of Peter Paul Rubens painted on ivory panel under glass, set to the hinged lid; testing as 14ct gold, quality concealed o
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
A 19th century Swiss tortoiseshell musical snuff box, the musical mechanism with a choice of two tunes, wound with a key from below. Rectangular shape with gold thumbpiece, two gold discs on the front slide to actuate the music and change the tune, gold sh
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 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 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 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 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 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 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
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