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Antique Dutch Silver and Gold Box with Engraved Fruits & Flowers 1858

Very nice Dutch silver box. Rectangular cartouche with hinged cover and reeded sides. Engraved ornament. On cover is rectangular gold tablet with concave corners and engraved fruits and flowers. Hallmark includes date letter. Excellent condition with rich patina.

Dimensions: H 1 x W 2 x D 1 3/4 in. Weight: 0.8 troy ounce. BO244

Listed Price $275.00
Distinguished Cartier Sterling Silver Clock Box C 1950

Distinguished sterling silver desk box with clock. Made by Cartier in New York, ca 1950. Rectangular with straight sides and hinged and tabbed cover. Mounted to cover is clock face. Winding key included. Box interior cedar lined. A wonderful desk accessory by a major name. Both box and clock signed by Cartier. Condition: Very nice patina and crisp corners. The condition of the movement is not guaranteed though it is in working order.

Dimensions: H 2 3/4 x W 10 x D 3 1/2 in. Total... Click for details

Listed Price $8,500.00
German Rococo Silver and Agate Snuffbox C 1740

German silver and agate snuffbox, ca. 1740. Cartouche with chased scrolls and flowers. Cover is hinged and inset with brown agate. A historic mix of precious and natural materials. Box interior gilt. Hallmarked. Excellent condition with nice patina.

Dimensions: H 1 x W 3 x D 2 1/4 in. Total weight: 2.2 troy ounces. BO189

Listed Price $1,850.00
Antique English Sterling Silver and Agate Box 1876

Victorian sterling silver and agate box. Made in Birmingham in 1876. Oval with tapering sides. Cover is hinged and inset with translucent red agate. Gilt interior. Indistinct maker's mark. Excellent condition with nice patina and strong color.

Dimensions: H 1 3/4 x W 3 1/2 x D 2 3/4 in. Total weight: 2.4 troy ounces. BO187

Listed Price $1,150.00
Antique English Sterling Silver and Amber Box 1897

Victorian sterling silver and amber box. Made by Thomas Hayes in Birmingham in 1897. Oval with straight sides. Cover is hinged and mounted at center with large cabochon-cut amber in shaded golden-brown with rope border, and raised foliate ornament on perimeter. Gilt interior. A handsome keepsake box. Hallmarked. Excellent condition with nice patina and natural wear and irregularities to amber.

Dimensions: 1 3/4 x W 3 1/8 x D 2 1/4 in. Total weight: 4 troy ounces. BO188

Listed Price $1,450.00
Tiffany Art Deco Sterling Silver and Enamel Box C 1936

Art Deco sterling silver and enamel box. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Rectangular box and flat and hinged cover with molded rim. Wrap-around linear and abstract enamel ornament in green, blue, and yellow. The pattern (no. 22354R) was first produced in 1936. Hallmark includes director's letter m (1907-47). Excellent condition with crisp corners, strong color, and fine patina. Box interior cedar lined. Cover interior gilt.

Dimensions: H 1 3/4 x W 6 x D 3 3/8 in. Weight: 12.5 troy... Click for details

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Striking Sterling Silver & Turquoise Desk Box by Alberto Contreras

Striking sterling silver and turquoise box. Made by Alberto Contreras in Arizona. Rectangular with straight sides and flat hinged cover. Applied to coveris silver volute scroll and leaf embellished with turquoise. Ornamental hinges. Rests on 4 bun corner supports. Hallmarked "AC sterling." Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 2 1/2 x W 6 x D 3 3/4 in. Weight: 12.5 troy ounces. BF171

Listed Price $895.00
Antique German Silver Spice Box - Strutting Pheasant

Antique German silver bird-form spice box. A strutting pheasant with head high, wings close to body, tail erect, and scaly talons in mid stride. Head is detachable. Hallmarked. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: 6 1/4 x W 12 x D 2 1/4 in. Weight: 10.5 troy ounces. BM324

Listed Price $1,200.00
Cute Cat Collectible - Kitty Cigarette Case in Silver & Enamel

German silver & enamel cigarette case, ca. 1910. Rectilinear with hinged cover. On cover is a cat wearing a blue ribbon. A real fluff ball - non judgmental, too. Kitty sits pretty while you enjoy a ciggy. Hallmarked. Excellent condition with strong color and nice patina. Dimensions: H 3 1/2 x W 1 3/4 in. Weight: 2.2 troy ounces. BO113

Listed Price $2,750.00
Antique Austrian Rococo Silver Snuffbox C 1865

Austrian silver snuffbox, ca. 1865. Shaped box with flat hinged cover. Sides have engraved wave ornament in frames. On cover scrolled frame with more wave ornament and oval frame (vacant) bordered by scrolls. Box and cover interior gilt. On underside wave ornament alternating with plain band and rectangular frame (vacant). Hallmarked. Very good condition with nice definition and patina.

Dimensions: H 1 x W 3 1/4 x D 1 1/2 in. Weight: 2.3 troy ounces. BM348

Listed Price $550.00
Antique Austrian Silver Gilt and Enamel Box with Landscape

Antique Austrian box in silver gilt and enamel with landscape. Rectangular with hinged cover and scalloped tab. Sides are yellow with engine-turned wave pattern. Box underside has gilt engine-turned geometric ornament. On cover a landscape with distant figures including two standing on a bridge spanning a creek. In the distance are hills. The scene is bordered by tooled gilt ornament on white ground. Box and cover interior gilt. Hallmark includes “sterling silver” and “935.” ... Click for details

Listed Price $4,500.00
Dutch Silver Tobacco Box with Naïve Nautical Scene 1857

Dutch 833 silver box. Curved sides and concave hinged cover. Naïve nautical scene engraved on cover. Ends have radiating lobing. Box and cover interior gilt. Hallmark includes date letter for 1857. Excellent condition with nice patina.

Dimensions: H 3/4 x W 5 1/4 x D 3 in. Weight: 4.8 troy ounces. BM386

Listed Price $600.00
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