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Tobacco Box, Armored Calvary Lancer Fights Armored Lacer on Foot, Brass & Copper Dutch, Circa 1700 to 1800 Rectangular form with canted corners, the lid engraved with vignette - SOLD



(Generally, very good, minor hinge imperfections; 6.5 x 2.5 x 1.25")



281-73




Strike-a-Light Tinder Box, Candle Holder
New England, Circa 1770 to 1830


Antique Strike a Light Tinder Box with Candle Holder, New England, Circa 1770, entire view

The tall socket with ejector-slit mounted on the cover of drum-shaped tinderbox that holds a flint (steel). Nice color; (H: 3.5"; diameter: 4")

$325

424-287




A Large Brass Tobacco Box, Dutch, 18th Century, Village and Farm Scene
Two teams of horse plowing fields, farmer seeding, and village scene


Antique Large Brass Tobacco Box with Village and Farm Scene, Dutch, 18th Century, entire view

Engraved in Old Dutch “I plough the land en I harrow the land and I don’t ask for wisdom.”
Loosely translated to mean that it was more important that you knew how to live from the land then to be educated; intended as a swipe to educated people of that time (According to a friend in Amsterdam). (7.5 by 3 by 1.25”)

$495

1012-104


Antique Large Brass Tobacco Box with Village and Farm Scene, Dutch, 18th Century, back entire view
Antique Large Brass Tobacco Box with Village and Farm Scene, Dutch, 18th Century, open view
Antique Large Brass Tobacco Box with Village and Farm Scene, Dutch, 18th Century, engraving detail 1
Antique Large Brass Tobacco Box with Village and Farm Scene, Dutch, 18th Century, engraving detail 2
Antique Large Brass Tobacco Box with Village and Farm Scene, Dutch, 18th Century, engraved text detail



Eighteenth Century Dutch Tobacco Box, Brass, William of Orange, Political Poems
Do not fear the House of Orange
Holland and the Prussians dance celebration against the French
1787; we have two pages of translation


Antique Brass Dutch Tobacco Box, William of Orange, 18th Century, entire view

(6 by 2.25 by 1.25”)

$1,425

1008-43


Antique Brass Dutch Tobacco Box, William of Orange, 18th Century, angle view
Antique Brass Dutch Tobacco Box, William of Orange, 18th Century, side view
Antique Brass Dutch Tobacco Box, William of Orange, 18th Century, back view
Antique Brass Dutch Tobacco Box, William of Orange, 18th Century, close up detail 1
Antique Brass Dutch Tobacco Box, William of Orange, 18th Century, close up detail 2
Antique Brass Dutch Tobacco Box, William of Orange, 18th Century, close up detail 3



Tobacco Jar, Form of a Man, Cast Iron


Antique Cast Iron Tobacco Jar in Form of a Man, entire view

(6” by 4”)

$425

710-30




Enamel Box, Painted Portrait of George Washington, Interior Features a Memorial
Unknown Maker; as published in Arman: "Obviously this is extremely rare"
Circa 1800 to 1810 - SOLD


Enamel Box with Portrait of George Washington, Unknown Maker, Circa 1800 to 1810, entire view

Exterior featuring polychrome portrait of GGW; interior finished in white enamel; under the lid is painted a monument that reads: SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF GEN. WASHINGTON which is under Eglomise glass; conforming to the oval bezel is painted foliage. Literature: A closely related example may be viewed in Anglo-American Ceramics by David and Linda Arman, page 245; AII.33.
(Overall excellent condition except for the interior glass which is cracked; 1 by 2 by 1.5")

879-47 - SOLD


Enamel Box with Portrait of George Washington, Unknown Maker, Circa 1800 to 1810, angle view
Enamel Box with Portrait of George Washington, Unknown Maker, Circa 1800 to 1810, open view



Extremely Rare Bronze Nuremburg Measure, Verification Marks within Notches
German, 1706; great color and patina, perhaps used at winery
Beautiful form, double handles, assay marks and date within rim cutouts for measuring content


Antique Bronze Nuremburg Measure with Verification Marks, German, 1706, entire view

(Fire condition; H: 12.75”)

$4,500

1008-42


Antique Bronze Nuremburg Measure with Verification Marks, German, 1706, decoration detail
Antique Bronze Nuremburg Measure with Verification Marks, German, 1706, marks detail 1
Antique Bronze Nuremburg Measure with Verification Marks, German, 1706, marks detail 2



Cigar Case; Papier Mache, Zachary Taylor on Horseback, Battle of the Rio Grande
Circa 1846 to 1850
Many images are generic; the portrait is named below the portrait



An outstanding cheroot case, "Taylor's Battle the Rio Grande", hand-painted scene of Taylor on horseback reviewing troops. There are three scratches through the arm and background, else fine. (5.5 by 3")

$3,795

232-283







Lavabo, Brass, Zoomorphic Spouts, Not Polished, Original Handle
Likely Dutch, Early 16th Century
Bulbous pot, twin spouts with zoomorphic terminals, swing handle, raised lugs



(H at handle: 9", spout to spout: 12.25", W: 9.25")

$2,950

1012-65









Sundial, Masonic, Royal Arch, Moonface, Sunface, I TOO AM UNDER ATHORITY
BRONZE, Latin Engraving, Masonic Symbols, Royal Arch within Seal of Solomon
18th or Early 19th Century, wonderfully engraved, best patina, original gnomon
This item just in, more information to follow, please call if interested



(Excellent original condition; 8 by 8.25 by 4")

$2,250

492-115









Enameled Battersea Patch Boxes, Lot of Five
England, Circa 1775 to 1800ish
Each lid fitted with mirror


Lot of Five Battersea Patch Boxes, Circa 1775 to 1800, entire view

(Good to excellent condition; perhaps a few expected minor imperfections; Average size: 1.75 by 1 by 1.25")

$1,445

879-50


Lot of Five Battersea Patch Boxes, Circa 1775 to 1800, angle view



Treen Clay Pipe Case, Brass Mounted
Probably Dutch
Very early
Walnut - SOLD



Brass mouthpiece and stem bands; bowl case features wriggle-worked trim and hinge system having long tangs. (L: 12")

570-384







Bronze Posnet Pot, Dutch, Early 17th Century


Antique Bronze Posnet Pot, Dutch, Early 17th Century, entire view

(H: 5.75”, pot diameter: 6.75”)

$945

1012-87




Tobacco Box, Engraved Brass and Copper
Dutch, 18th Century



Depicted is a possible variant of an annunciation, most unusual considering the apple and naked angel; scenes with man embracing woman; a framed face facing woman; engraved on the sides is "Verlaat" translating to "to abandon/leave" and "De Wereldt" or "the world." The iconography and verse is perhaps suggesting mortality and embracing physical pleasure before departing this world; open for interpretation.
(It appears that the base was re-soldered long ago, else fine; L: 6.5", H: 1.25", D: 1.75")

1077-1 - SOLD










Desk Set in Bronze, Calumet Baking Powder, Coin Mounted
Vintage set includes bookends, blotter and clipboard
Early 20th Century



$450

849-54




19th Century Circular Pierced Brass Table Shaped Trivet, Tripod Base Kettle Stand
English


Antique Circular Pierced Brass Table Shaped Trivet/Kettle Stand, 19th Century, angle view

(12 by 9.5”)

$375

1145-4




Antique Lathe Turned Mortar and Pestle, Traces of Fire Gilt on Brass
Apothecary use, very heavy, H: 6.75”


Antique Lathe Turned Brass Mortar and Pestle with Traces of Fire Gilt, entire view

$295

360-10




19th Century Rectangular Pierced Brass Trivet on Turned Legs, Kettle Stand
English


Antique Rectangular Pierced Brass Trivet/Kettle Stand, 19th Century, angle view

(9.5 by 5 by 4.5”)

$165

1145-3




Previous Offerings or Gone to New Homes




18th Century Brass Salver, Rococo Tray with Pie Crust Edge
England, circa 1780 - SOLD


Antique Brass Salver/Rococo Tray with Pie Crust Edge, Circa 1780, entire view

Diameter: 12"

240-235 - SOLD




Dutch Bronze Mortar and Pestle, By Hendrik Wegewart, Deventer, Dated 1613
A bronze mortar with inscription “PRAISE OF ALL GODT Ao 1613”
Dolphin ears and decorative motifs typical of Henry Wegewart, Active 1600 to 1620 - SOLD


Antique Dutch Bronze Mortar and Pestle, Dated 1613, entire view 1

(Very good condition; mortar: 5.25” H, 5.5” diameter; pestle: 8.5” L.)

1012-85 - SOLD




Papier Mache Snuff Box, Paper, Hand Painted Faux Shell
English or Continental, Circa 1830 - SOLD


Antique Papier Mache Snuff Box with Faux Sheel Decoration, Circa 1830, entire view

(3 by 1”)

879-90 - SOLD




Tankard, Lidded, Silver Form, Half Pint, Copper
Unknown Maker, Signed "S
This item just in, more information to follow, please call if interested - SOLD



(H: 3.75")

424-239 - SOLD




Brass Coffee Pot, Silver Form, Rare Small Baluster Form, Turned Wood Handle
French, Circa 1775
Cast thumbpiece, lid finial, spout; rim molding and shell cast feet; side handle - SOLD



(Excellent; H: 8")

1008-29 - SOLD




Brass Coffee Pot, Silver Form, Turned Wood Side Handle, Robust Size
French, Circa 1775
Cast thumbpiece, ribbed and molded spout; cast rim molding and molded feet - SOLD



(Excellent; H: 10.5")

1008-28 - SOLD




Snuff Box, Tabaksdoos, Sliding Top and Base, Mixed Metal, Silver Washed, Rare
Dutch, Circa 1725
Brass, Silver & Copper, Scrolled Domed Lid and Base, Exceptional Engraving - SOLD



Heavy gauge, exceptional engraved detail including biblical scenes; copper sliding panel within raised lids reveals pierced and engraved scenes (see images); interior of lid features a pair of engraved hinged doors; at center is a chapter ring with Roman numerals; a dial hand (tulip Minute; crescent hour terminus) secures the doors in closed position. The doors open to reveal pierced and engraved brass washed in silver.
(L: 5", H: 1.5", D: 2.25")

738-65 - SOLD

Click here to view the Snuff Box, Tabaksdoos. Dutch C. 1725 video.




Carved Snuff Box, Raised Portrait Napoleon, Eagle, Panoply of Arms and Flags
Probably French Carved
1804ish
Likely Coronation Commemorative
Coquille nut carved in relief, hinged cover, all surfaces carved - SOLD



184-38 - SOLD




Censor, Incense Burner, Brass, Original Turned Walnut Handle
Anonymous
Circa 1750 - SOLD



Pierced and engraved domed hinged lid above bowl containing removable copper liner; the whole resting on cabriole legs; turned handle received by tapered and incised ferrule. Excellent condition; H: 6"; foot to handle: 14".

424-134 - SOLD




Snuff Box, War of 1812, American Painted Tin, Frigate President
Anonymous
1812 - SOLD



In fine original condition, near mint, great paint and patina; view of the Frigate President commanded by Stephen Decatur.
Dimensions: 1" H, 3" W, 1.75" D.

232-206 - SOLD




Brass Candle Snuffer, Box Form
Nuremberg
17th Century - SOLD



Square door with cast relief decoration remaining crisp.
Dimensions: 7.25" L.

843-102 - SOLD




A Nuremberg Brass Alms Dish, Saint George and Dragon, Script
16th Century
Germany - SOLD



The boss decorated with Saint George astride a horse trampling dragon underfoot, all within a band of Germanic text, gadrooned booge, and a broad rolled rim with punched ornament. The rim impressed "TV BM"; diameter: 16.5".

1012-34 - SOLD




Chocolate Pot, Brass, Silver Form, Pear Shape, Original Turned Wood Handle
French
Circa 1750 - SOLD



(Fine condition; H: 10.5")

424-133 - SOLD




Pipe Case, Brass Mounted
Dutch
1789 - SOLD



This case, for clay pipe, is mounted with engraved brass; the latch remains functional. Please know that half of the stem has been replaced. (Length: 9.25 inches)

738-41 - SOLD




Warming Pan, Bed Warmer, Turned and Faceted Brass Handle
Netherlands
17th Century - SOLD



Engraved, pierced, and repousse ornamented overhanging lid; iron pan.
Dimensions: 46" L.

424-103 - SOLD




Barbers Bowl
England
Circa 1750 to 1770 - SOLD



These bowls were used for hygiene and for bleeding; this example features a folded rim and measures 10 5/8 inches in diameter.

738-42 - SOLD




Brass Ink Stand c. 1800 - SOLD



Oval footed brass inkstand with two integral candle holders, a dome top inkwell, a central bell holder, and a removable sander with a dome top in excellent condition.
Dimensions: 6" H, 6.75" W, 4" D.

621-94 - SOLD




Brass Tobacco Box
Engraved Decoration
18th Century - SOLD



(Height: 1.25 inches; width: 5.75 inches; depth: 3 inches)

738-3 - SOLD



If you are interested in buying any of these items, please call (978) 597-8084 or email David Hillier at drh@aaawt.com

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