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Enamel Silver: Boxes

Antique Enamel Boxes for Sale

Antique enamel boxes feature gorgeous scenes and are highly collectible. You want to ensure the enamel isn’t cracked or damaged so that the box will keep its value. Finding a box that’s around 300 years old and isn’t damaged will cost significantly more because these antique silver enamel boxes were used quite often in their prime. These boxes have different uses, including holding cigarettes and jewelry. Nelson & Nelson has a variety of antique enamel boxes for sale for the experienced collector or one who’s just starting out. These boxes have been handpicked by staff, and we pick the highest-quality antiques. Stop into our New York City store to browse our collection of antique enamel boxes, or take a look around our website today!

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BW470

Edwardian sterling silver match safe. Made by Robert Chandler in Birmingham in 1905.Rectangular with hinged cover and curved corners. Bottom inset with strike. Loose-mounted ring. On front is enameled fox hunt scene with two riders taking a fence and the hounds racing ahead. Fully marked. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 2 x W 1 1/2 x D 1/2 in. Gross weight: 1 troy ounce. #BW470

Sale Price: $906.50
Listed Price $1,295.00
BV877

George V sterling silver box. Made by Henry Clifford Davis in Chester in 1935. Rectangular with straight sides and stylized leaf-mounted paw supports. Cover hinged, flat, and overhanging with pink radiating guilloche enamel and stepped sides in black and pink. Box interior velvet lined. Underside leather lined. Fully marked. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 2 1/4 x W 4 1/2 x D 3 1/4 in. Gross weight: 13 troy ounces. #BV877

Sale Price: $1,400.00
Listed Price $2,000.00
BW668

Beautiful Japanese silver and enamel incense burner, ca 1890. Koro with Drum-form well in globular body on 3 hoof supports; concave neck and raised cover. Two scrolled cloud frames with flowers and birds heightened with enamel. More enameled flowers and insects including butterflies, beetles, and grasshopper, and sunflower finial. Bird-form side handles with loose-mounted rings. Marked. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 5 x W 5 x D 3 1/2 in. Gross weight: 8.5 troy ounces. #BW668

Sale Price: $4,550.00
Listed Price $6,500.00
BW856

Striking Art Deco sterling silver and enamel box. Made by Thomae in Attleboro, ca 1925. Rectangular with straight sides. Cover hinged and gently curved. Sides black. Cover top same with wide red stripe with central silver rectangular frame (vacant) and borders. Box interior cedar lined. Cover interior gilt-washed. Open and leather-lined bottom. Fully marked including maker’s stamp and no. 3996. Very good condition with strong and intact color.

Dimensions: H 1 5/8 x W 4 3/4 x D 3 1/8 in.... Click for details

Sale Price: $1,050.00
Listed Price $1,500.00
BW852

Edwardian sterling silver and enamel cigarette case. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1898. Curved, squarish, and hinged. On cover is enameled golfer taking a swing with contrapposto twist and raised muscular arms. Flat cap and plus fours complete the picture of wholesome turn-of-the-century manhood. In colorless engraved background stands the caddy. Gilt interior. Interlaced script monogram engraved on back. Fully marked including maker’s stamp, date symbol, and no. B78. Very good condition... Click for details

Sale Price: $1,750.00
Listed Price $2,500.00
BV461

European silver and enamel cigarette case, ca 1920. Rectangular, curved, and hinged. On cover, a horse’s head appears in an entryway, with two protective borzoi dogs standing guard. Stable drama against a semi-abstract background of brick and stone, and bluish ground. Gilt interior. Engraved monogram on back. Marked “900”. Very good condition with strong color.

Dimensions: H 3 3/8 x W 3 1/8 x D 3/8 in. Gross weight: 4.6 troy ounces. #BV461

Sale Price: $2,275.00
Listed Price $3,250.00
BV468

Turn-of-the-century Austrian 835 silver horse-themed box. Made by Georg Adam Scheid in Austria. Rectangular with straight sides. Cover hinged with triangular tab. On cover top is enameled scene with four mounted jockeys in bright silks, casting shadows over the green grass; hazy purpling landscape in background. On front is engraved “Freiwilligen-Schule / 1901/02”. Interior gilt. Cover interior engraved with 3 rows of signature. Scheid was a major silversmith in the twilight years of the... Click for details

Sale Price: $7,800.00
Listed Price $12,000.00
BT902

European silver and enamel cigarette case, ca 1920. Rectangular, chamfered, and hinged. On cover a horse’s head appears in an entryway, with two protective borzoi dogs standing guard. Stable drama against a semi-abstract background of brick and stone, and purpling ground. Marks worn. Very good condition with strong color.

Dimensions: H 3 5/8 x W 3 1/4 x D 1/2 in. Gross weight: 4.6 troy ounces. #BT902

Sale Price: $1,925.00
Listed Price $2,750.00
BQ946

Nautical sterling silver and enamel cigarette case. Made by Thomae in Attleboro, Mass., ca 1960. Rectangular and hinged. Signal flags enameled on front. Gilt interior. Hallmarked. Very good condition with intact color.

Dimensions: H 3 1/8 x W 4 3/8 x D 1/4. Weight: 4.8 troy ounces. #BQ946

Sale Price: $1,575.00
Listed Price $2,250.00
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