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Sterling silver and 14 kt gold cigarette case. Made by Battin & Co. in Newark, ca. 1910. Rectangular with curved and hinged sides and round corners. Alternating stripes in rose gold and reeded silver. Rectangular cartouche in pink gold (vacant). Interior is yellow gilt. Hallmark includes no. 57. Excellent condition.
Dimensions: H 3 1/3 x W 4 3/4 in. Weight: 4.2 troy ounces. BI497$695
Sterling silver matchbox holder with dog motif. Made by Unger Bros. in Newark, ca. 1900. Two panels in form of basset hound’s head mounted to sides of rectangular base with curved cradle for box. Rests on stepped and circular foot. A sweet piece that captures the beast’s doleful expression. Hallmarked. Excellent condition.
Dimensions: H 3 1/8 x W 2 1/8 x D 1 3/4 in. Weight: 2.4 troy ounces. BI748$695
Sterling silver cigarette case with enameled pheasant hunt. Made by Thomae in Attleboro, Mass., ca. 1920, for Tiffany & Co. in New York. Rectangular with side hinge. On front is enameled hunter raising a gun to a flying pheasant. A springer spaniel runs forward to catch the prey. Interior is lightly gilt. Hallmarked includes retailer’s name Tiffany & Co. and no. 49. Very good condition with attractive period wear and handling.
Dimensions: H 3 ¼ x W 4 ½ in. Weight: 5 troy ounces. BI465$2,500
German 800 silver cigarette case with enameled playing cards, ca. 1910. Rectangular and hinged with round corners. Cards include aces, kings, and queens – looks like a winning hand. Hallmarked. Excellent condition with strong color and good patina.
Dimensions: H 3 ½ x W 3 ¼ in. Weight: 4.5 troy ounces. BI747$2,750
Elizabeth II sterling silver box. Made by Hamilton & Inches in Edinburgh in 2000. Square with crisp corners and flat hinged cover. On cover is the phrase “So much laughter so much life enjoyed.” The letters are plain and raised on pebble ground. Box and cover interior lightly gilt. Hallmarked. Excellent condition.
Dimensions: H 1 1/8 x W 3 x D 3 in. Weight: 8 troy ounces. BI780$1,500
Sterling silver cigarette case with marine motif. Made by R. Blackinton in North Attleboro, Mass., ca. 1900. Rectangular and hinged. Chased and repousse double-sided aquatic scene: water, plants, and fish. Interior gilt. Hallmark includes model no. 597. Excellent condition.
Dimensions: H 3 1/2 x W 2 ¾ in. Weight:3.1 troy ounces. BI741$1,200
Swiss 20k gold snuffbox, ca. 1810. Oval with hinged cover. Ornament in 3-color gold. On cover are a Grecian lamp vase, wicker basket, dog, and bird. On bottom are a floral garland and baluster vase. Fine craftsmanship and rich patina. Hallmarked.
Dimensions: H 3 /4 x W 3 x D 2 in. Weight: 38.3 DWT. BL185$14,500
Novelty sterling silver cigarette case. Made by Blackinton in North Attleboro, ca. 1910. On cover: two men in goggles and flat caps struggle to control a motorcar in a cloud of dust. Dogs and women flee from the path of the hurtling vehicle. Hallmarked. Great definition and patina.
Dimensions; H 3 ¾ x W 3 ½ in. Weight: 4.2 troy ounces. BI739$3,250
German 800 silver spice box in form of snipe, ca. 1900. A compact bird with dense feathers, long and tapering beak, beady eyes, and clawed talons. Head is detachable and pierced. Hallmarked. Excellent condition with rich patina.
Dimensions: H 4 ¾ x W 8 x D 2 in. Weight: 5 troy ounces. BI758$2,000
European 18k gold snuff box, ca. 1900. Rectangular with round corners. Cover is hinged with flared tab. Tooled scrolls, foliage, and flowers. On bottom is engine-turned wave ornament. Hallmarked 750 (that is, 18k gold).
Dimensions: H ¾ x W 3 ½ x D 2 ¼ in. Weight: 70.1 DWT. BL184$14,500
George III sterling silver snuff box. Made by John Shaw in Birmingham in 1812. Rectangular. Top and bottom have tapering sides. Cover is hinged with scalloped tab and circular cartouche (vacant). Allover engraved scrolls and pointille. Hatched molding around perimeter. Box and cover interior lightly gilt.
Dimensions: H ¾ x W 3 ¼ x D 2 1/8 in. Weight: 2.6 troy ounces. BI629$695
Cigarette case in 84/96 (875) silver with elephant. Made by Orest Kurliukov in Moscow, ca. 1910. Rectangular and hinged with round corners. On front an elephant emerges from behind a curtain. He looks ahead, his trunk curling. The curtain is decorated with fretwork and foliage. Gilt interior. Hallmarked with letters “OK” and right-facing Moscow Kokoshnik. Great definition and patina.
Dimensions: H 4 ½ x W 3 ¼ in. Weight: 5.7 troy ounces. BI814$1,100