Fine Silver and Gold Boxes

18 Jun 2014, starting at 11:00 BST.

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lots

A 17th century German silver and parcel-gilt tankard by Andreas Meiting, Augsburg 1685, also stamped with 1806 Austrian Tax marks

A set of four Victorian parcel-gilt tazzae with clear glass dishes by Frederick Elkington, 1879 (4)

An early 19th century gold and hair-set snuff box stamped 18K, with a sunray and an incuse lion, probably Hanau

An early 19th century Swiss gold musical snuff box the case by Joly & Chenevard, Geneva, circa 1815, the movement unmarked

A Régence tortoiseshell, piqué and enamelled gold box with a fleur de lys mark to the rim, possibly the discharge mark of Etienne de Bouges, tax fermier from 1717 to 1722

A 19th century gold and enamelled snuff box maker's mark SC crowned, and incuse stamped 18K, possibly for S Chaligny, Geneva, circa 1800, also with an 1806 Viennese tax-paid mark

An extensive early-19th century French silver twelve-piece table condiment suite by Etienne-Auguste Courtois, Paris 1819-38 (12)

An early 19th century German gold and enamelled snuff box maker's mark F J, also with the crossed S's and sunray marks, Hanau(?) circa 1810, incuse stamped 5272

A 19th century vari-gemstone set agate and gold mounted etui, in a fitted shagreen case apparently unmarked, possibly Dutch, the fitted interior with matched/earlier components

A late 18th/early 19th century gold and enamelled snuff box maker's mark of a crowned script F I(?), also with a flower in a lozenge and a crowned T, probably Hanau, with later tax mark to rim

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