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European 800 silver box, ca 1910. Rectangular with straight sides and chamfered corners. Cover hinged with scrolled tab. Cover top gently curved with central oval enameled medallion depicting a fox hunt with hounds running ahead of whip-cracking milord in foreground. Interior velvet lined. Marked “800”. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 2 1/4 x W 5 5/8 x D 3 7/8 in. Gross weight: 12 troy ounces. #BV124

Sale Price: $2,975.00
Listed Price $4,250.00

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

Ye Olden Days sterling silver box with enameled bawdy tavern scene. Made by William B. Durgin Co. in Concord, New Hampshire, ca 1890. Rectangular with straight sides. Applied wreaths (vacant) and flaming torches and cornucopia mounted to regal crown. Rims reeded. Cover hinged. On cover top a groping toper wraps his arm around a merry wench. Shimmering iridescence shows off man’s carelessly discarded cloak and woman's loosely laced bodice. Fully marked including maker’s and retailer’s (JC... Click for details

Sale Price: $2,450.00
Listed Price $3,500.00

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

Hunt-themed cigarette case, ca 1920. Rectangular and hinged. On cover is enameled scene with two hounds and a pup snuffing around the carcass of a felled elk. No gore. Still very much in the Nature Red in Tooth and Claw vein. Dark palette with nuanced verdure and purpling sky. Three letter block monogram engraved on back. Marked “Alpacca”. Very good condition. Minor interior wear.

Dimensions: H 3 x W 3 3/4 x D 1/2 in. #BT724

Sale Price: $1,295.00
Listed Price $1,850.00

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

Cigarette case in 900 silver with enameled Classical scene. Made by FM in Austria, ca. 1900. Rectangular with side hinge. Unusual tableau on cover: a portico with figures in Classical and 19th-century court dress, a modern city in the background. Interior lightly gilt. Hallmarked. Excellent condition with nice patina and strong colors.

Dimensions: H 3 1/4 x W 4 3/4 in. Weight: 6.6 troy ounces. #BI440

Sale Price: $2,100.00
Listed Price $3,000.00