Fine Silver and Gold Boxes

13 Nov 2013, starting at 11:00 GMT.

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lots

A rare George III gold Scarborough Freedom Box unmarked, circa 1761

A fine George III gold box by James Morisset, London 1773

A George IV/William IV gold, enamelled and mother of pearl snuff box in the manner of Alexander James Strachan, unmarked apart from later French import marks,

A 19th century Swiss gold snuff box by Sene & Detalla and incuse stamped 18K

A Louis XV gold and enamelled bonbonniere by Nicolas-Pierre Sainte-Beuve, with the charge mark of Jean-Baptiste Fouache, date letter for 1777 and discharge mark for Henry Clavel, also with later Dutch import mark

A mid 19th century German vari-coloured gold snuff box by Charles Colins & Söhne, Hanau circa 1840

An early 19th century gold, turquoise-mounted and enamelled musical vinaigrette by Moulinié, Bautte & Moynier, Geneva circa 1815

A late 18th/early 19th century tortoiseshell and gold snuff box the miniature by Richard Cosway, R.A (1742-1821)

An 18th century Austrian vari-coloured gold box possibly by Pierre-Michel Colas, Vienna circa 1775

A 19th century gold and enamelled snuff box maker's mark G W and with two cartwheel marks, possibly by Chevalier and Soldano, Geneva, first quarter 19th century

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