A small collection of objects of vertu, 19th century and later
comprising a silver-mounted piqué work tortoiseshell snuff box, probably English, circa 1840, (7cm. wide); a circular lacquer snuff box, Stobwasser, Brunswick, early 19th century, the lid inscribed 'Le Minuit', (10cm. diameter); a circular lacquer snuff box, probably German, in the manner of Stobwasser with a landscape in the style of Claude, (11.5cm. diameter); a silver and enamel pill box, the lid with mauve-enamel over moiré engine-turning, Birmingham, 1909, (4cm. diameter); a cut-glass scent bottle with gold cagework mounts, possibly English, circa 1860, with glass stopper and screw cap, chipped, (6.5cm. high) together with a pair of lorgnettes by Hamblin Ltd., cased (13cm. long)
Inventory of the Property of Guy O. Smith at Shottesbrooke Park, 1928, vol. I, possibly 'Store Cupboard / [1 of] 2 Tortoiseshell patch boxes'