A TREASURY OF VERTU: Important Gold Boxes from a Private Family Collection

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A TREASURY OF VERTU: Important Gold Boxes from a Private Family Collection

A TREASURY OF VERTU: Important Gold Boxes from a Private Family Collection

A TREASURY OF VERTU: Important Gold Boxes from a Private Family Collection

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37 results sorted by Lot number (low to high)

37 results sorted by

Lot number (low to high)

An enamel snuff box with jewelled gold mounts, possibly Southern German, dated 1671

1. An enamel snuff box with jewelled gold mounts, possibly Southern German, dated 1671

A gold and tortoiseshell snuff box, probably English or German, circa 1725-30

2. A gold and tortoiseshell snuff box, probably English or German, circa 1725-30

A double-opening gold snuff box, probably English or German, circa 1735

3. A double-opening gold snuff box, probably English or German, circa 1735

A chased gold snuff box in the form of a shell, probably English or German, circa 1740

4. A chased gold snuff box in the form of a shell, probably English or German, circa 1740

A gold and enamel snuff box, Frantz Bergs, Stockholm, probably circa 1730

5. A gold and enamel snuff box, Frantz Bergs, Stockholm, probably circa 1730

A Meissen porcelain Kakiemon style snuff box, circa 1735,

6. A Meissen porcelain Kakiemon style snuff box, circa 1735,

A Vienna (Du Paquier) porcelain snuff box with gold mounts, circa 1735-40

7. A Vienna (Du Paquier) porcelain snuff box with gold mounts, circa 1735-40

A Meissen porcelain bombé snuff box with gold mounts by Louis Métayer, Amsterdam, 1741

8. A Meissen porcelain bombé snuff box with gold mounts by Louis Métayer, Amsterdam, 1741

A Meissen porcelain fond celadon snuff box with gold mounts, circa 1740

9. A Meissen porcelain fond celadon snuff box with gold mounts, circa 1740

A Meissen porcelain yellow-ground snuff-box with gold mounts, circa 1740

10. A Meissen porcelain yellow-ground snuff-box with gold mounts, circa 1740

A rare marquetry fruitwood snuff box with gold mounts, German, circa 1765

11. A rare marquetry fruitwood snuff box with gold mounts, German, circa 1765

A very rare gold and pietra dura 'Steinkabinett', complete with secret compartment and explanatory booklet, Christian Gottlieb Stiehl, Dresden, circa 1770

12. A very rare gold and pietra dura 'Steinkabinett', complete with secret compartment and explanatory booklet, Christian Gottlieb Stiehl, Dresden, circa 1770

A gold and enamel snuff box, James Bellis, London, circa 1765

13. A gold and enamel snuff box, James Bellis, London, circa 1765

A gold and enamel snuff box, Anders Liedberg, Stockholm, circa 1763

14. A gold and enamel snuff box, Anders Liedberg, Stockholm, circa 1763

An Imperial gold, enamel and hardstone snuff box, Johann Christian Neuber, Dresden, circa 1775

15. An Imperial gold, enamel and hardstone snuff box, Johann Christian Neuber, Dresden, circa 1775

A petite jewelled gold and pietra dura snuff box, Johann Christian Neuber, Dresden, circa 1775

16. A petite jewelled gold and pietra dura snuff box, Johann Christian Neuber, Dresden, circa 1775

A jewelled gold and hardstone snuff box, probably Berlin, possibly for the Russian Market, circa 1770

17. A jewelled gold and hardstone snuff box, probably Berlin, possibly for the Russian Market, circa 1770

A rare hardstone appliqué snuff box with two-colour gold mounts, ** Hoffman, probably Berlin, circa 1770

18. A rare hardstone appliqué snuff box with two-colour gold mounts, ** Hoffman, probably Berlin, circa 1770

A hardstone 'surprise' aide-mémoire with four-colour gold mounts, Johann Christian Neuber, Dresden, circa 1765

19. A hardstone 'surprise' aide-mémoire with four-colour gold mounts, Johann Christian Neuber, Dresden, circa 1765

A carved hardstone snuff box with jewelled gold mounts, German, circa 1770

20. A carved hardstone snuff box with jewelled gold mounts, German, circa 1770

A gold-mounted pietra dura portrait snuff box, probably Austrian or German, circa 1770 and later

21. A gold-mounted pietra dura portrait snuff box, probably Austrian or German, circa 1770 and later

A jewelled gold and lapis lazuli etui, probably English, circa 1735

22. A jewelled gold and lapis lazuli etui, probably English, circa 1735

A painted enamel snuff box with raised gilding, possibly Christian Friedrich Herold, circa 1750

23. A painted enamel snuff box with raised gilding, possibly Christian Friedrich Herold, circa 1750

A small painted enamel snuff box with gold mounts, Isaak Jacob Clause, Berlin or Dresden, circa 1755

24. A small painted enamel snuff box with gold mounts, Isaak Jacob Clause, Berlin or Dresden, circa 1755

An unusual gold-mounted hardstone snuff box, probably English, circa 1765

25. An unusual gold-mounted hardstone snuff box, probably English, circa 1765

A three-colour gold and hardstone snuff box, Paris, 1756

26. A three-colour gold and hardstone snuff box, Paris, 1756

A Meissen porcelain snuff box mounted in gold, circa 1745

27. A Meissen porcelain snuff box mounted in gold, circa 1745

A Meissen porcelain snuff box with gold mounts, 19th century

28. A Meissen porcelain snuff box with gold mounts, 19th century

A mother of pearl snuff box with two-colour gold mounts

29. A mother of pearl snuff box with two-colour gold mounts

A boîte-à-miniatures with three-colour gold mounts

30. A boîte-à-miniatures with three-colour gold mounts

A pearl-set 'Chinese Market' gold and enamel 'form' snuff box, Sené & Neisser, Geneva, 1801-1804

31. A pearl-set 'Chinese Market' gold and enamel 'form' snuff box, Sené & Neisser, Geneva, 1801-1804

A pearl, gold and enamel snuff box, Geneva, circa 1805 and later

32. A pearl, gold and enamel snuff box, Geneva, circa 1805 and later

A gold and enamel snuff box in 18th century taste

33. A gold and enamel snuff box in 18th century taste

An unusual jewelled four-colour snuff box in the form of a trunk

34. An unusual jewelled four-colour snuff box in the form of a trunk

A crystal bonbonnière with gold and enamel mounts, probably French, late 19th century

35. A crystal bonbonnière with gold and enamel mounts, probably French, late 19th century

A gold-mounted black jasper snuff box in the shape of a boar, probably German, 19th century

36. A gold-mounted black jasper snuff box in the shape of a boar, probably German, 19th century

A gold-mounted black jasper snuff box in the shape of a turtle, probably German, 19th century

37. A gold-mounted black jasper snuff box in the shape of a turtle, probably German, 19th century