Brass & Copper Engraved Tobacco Box, Dutch, Early 18th Century
Molded top and bottom, engraved tavern scenes flanked by full-length putty.
(Repaired tear to front, working period, doesn’t distract; (5" x 2.25" x 1.25")
Eighteenth Century Enameled Box, Hunting Scene, PARTRIDE SHOOTING, Patch, Bonbon
England, Circa 1775-1800
Enamel on copper, hinged, Bilston, very good condition, great color
(Height: 1.25"; diameter: 2.25")
Antique Carved Folk Art Pipe Bowl, Fruitwood
Anonymous, 19th Century
Displaying a rich patina, featuring clover and vine relief carving; front ornamented with a
harp and block lettered “HARP” beneath initials “THS”.
(Height: 3.5"; width: 2.5"; depth: 4")
A Large Brass Tobacco Box, Dutch, 18th Century, Village and Farm Scene
Two teams of horse plowing fields, farmer seeding, and village scene
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”)
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
(6 by 2.25 by 1.25”)
Tobacco Jar, Form of a Man, Cast Iron
(6” by 4”)
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")
Enameled Battersea Patch Boxes, Lot of Five
England, Circa 1775 to 1800ish
Each lid fitted with mirror
(Good to excellent condition; perhaps a few expected minor imperfections; Average size: 1.75 by 1 by 1.25")
Antique Lathe Turned Mortar and Pestle, Traces of Fire Gilt on Brass
Apothecary use, very heavy, H: 6.75”
Previous Offerings or Gone to New Homes
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")
Treen Clay Pipe Case, Brass Mounted
Walnut - SOLD
Brass mouthpiece and stem bands; bowl case features wriggle-worked trim and hinge system having long tangs. (L: 12")
Tobacco Box, Engraved Brass and Copper
Dutch, 18th Century - SOLD
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
18th Century Brass Salver, Rococo Tray with Pie Crust Edge
England, circa 1780 - SOLD
240-235 - SOLD
Papier Mache Snuff Box, Paper, Hand Painted Faux Shell
English or Continental, Circa 1830 - SOLD
(3 by 1”)
879-90 - 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
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Carved Snuff Box, Raised Portrait Napoleon, Eagle, Panoply of Arms and Flags
Probably French Carved
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
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
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
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
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
Pipe Case, Brass Mounted
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
17th Century - SOLD
Engraved, pierced, and repousse ornamented overhanging lid; iron pan.
Dimensions: 46" L.
424-103 - SOLD
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
18th Century - SOLD
(Height: 1.25 inches; width: 5.75 inches; depth: 3 inches)
738-3 - SOLD