Fine Silver and Gold Boxes

20 Jun 2012, starting at 11:00 BST .

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A mid 18th century German gold-mounted granite circular snuff box Unmarked, probably German

A late 18th /early 19th century bloodstone and gold mounted snuff box With the Hanau 19 carat gold mark, a bird's head, to the flange

A 19th century rock crystal snuff box, probably German Unmarked

A late 18th/early 19th century Swiss gold and enamelled snuff box With incuse crowned R mark

A Louis XVI gold and enamelled snuff box By Adrien-Jean-Maximilien Vachette, Paris 1787

A late 18th/early 19th century German gold and enamelled snuff box Pseudo-French marks, maker F C, possibly by Frères Cellier, 18 carat shell discharge mark to the flange

An 18th century Austrian rhodonite and gold-mounted snuff box By Dominikus Dudeum, Vienna 1797

A 19th century amethyst and gold snuff box Unmarked

A 19th century petrified wood and gold mounted circular bonbonniere Unmarked

An early 19th century agate and gold mounted bonbonniere By Giacomo Sirletti, Rome circa 1820

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