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1598/17: A fine quality and large Victorian table-top SNUFF BOX. The shaped lid and body are beautifully hand-engraved, with a cast thumb-piece to the front of the lid and a vacant cartouche to the top. Hallmarked for Birmingham 1866; Maker: Frederick Marson. 4ins wide; 2.5ins deep front-to-back; 1.25 ins high. (10 x 6.35 x 3.2cms) c.1866

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1594/17: A pretty Edwardian hallmarked silver SNUFF or "PILL" BOX in excellent condition. Of shaped outline and beautifully engraved to the lid, it is also engraved with the monogram "JM" or "MJ" within the central cartouche. Hallmarked for Birmingham 1902, maker: John Rose. 2.5ins x 1.75ins x 0.75ins high. (6.5 x 4.5 x 2cms) c.1902

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1557/17: A late 19th century Russian SILVER CIGARETTE CASE, decorated with a "niello" scene of Moscow within a geometrical border to one side and with pretty niello decorated around a central circular (vacant) cartouche on the other side. The interior is gilded with a full set of hallmarks dated 1896. 3.5 x 2.75 x 1.5ins. *Niello is an enamel-like allow of silver; copper; lead and sulfur, which is used as an inlay on engraved or etched silver. c.1896

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1535/17: A particularly fine quality and unusual fitted JEWELLERY BOX in lovely original condition. The box itself is of brass-bound rosewood (beautifully figured) and the lid opens to show nine silver-topped bottles and jars (including four scent bottles, all with their stoppers) plus a tray of tools. The upper tray lifts out to reveal a hidden leather-covered box inside which is beautifully fitted for jewellery, whilst instead of a mirror within the lid, there is another "secret" compartment, also fitted for jewellery. Complete with original Bramah key and *Hallmarked for London 1822. c.1822

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