A late 18th/early 19th century pale grey agate and silver-mounted table snuff box, with later Dutch tax mark for imported silver

An 18th century agate and silver-mounted snuff box, unmarked, possibly German

An agate casket, possibly Middle Eastern

An 18th century agate and gilt metal mounted snuff box,

A rare and unusual 18th century hardstone and 'burgauté' snuff box probably from the workshop of Heinrich Taddel, Dresden circa 1750

A 19th century moss agate and gold-mounted oval snuff box, unmarked

A 19th century hardstone and silver-mounted oval snuff box, unmarked

A 19th century riband jasper and gold-mounted oval snuff box, unmarked

A mid 18th century lapis lazuli and gold-mounted snuff box, London, circa 1740's, with later French control mark

A 19th century French lapis lazuli and gold-mounted snuff box in the 18th century style, by Alexandre-Jean-Marie Leferre, Paris circa 1840

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