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South American Tobacco Box

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South American Tobacco Box

Probably Peruvian tobacco pouch, armadillo tail mounted in silver. Ca 1800-1830. Measurements: 65 mm across and 65 mm vertical

Agate Cameo and Lapis Box

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Agate Cameo and Lapis Box

antique gold mounted lapis lazuli box with a carved agate cameo. The gold rim is marked with the mark of the Vatican and the Makers […]

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Memento Mori seal

“Large” gold and carnelian fob seal ca 1800. The engraving of the seal is of a skull and a Latin motto is a quotation from […]

Antique Perpetual Calendar

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Antique Perpetual Calendar

A late 17th century antique perpetual calendar made from silver with ivory sleeves. Circa 1690. German.

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Silver mounted ivory flask

“Large” ivory flask, mounted in silver. Probably German ca 1680. The mounts are period, and have had fire gilding. Height:12 cm

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Eighteenth century snuffbox

“large” oval tortoise shell snuffbox, inlaid with a silver armorial. Probably Spanish ca. 1720. Measuremens 11 x 9 cm

Sixteenth Century Gilt Bronze Plaque

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Sixteenth Century Gilt Bronze Plaque

Gilt bronze plaque of a biblical scene depicting the infant Jesus and Mary , Italian ca 1500 Original mercury gilding Size : 19 1/2 x […]

carved ivory figure

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Eighteenth century carved ivory figure

Carved ivory figure of a mendicant friar, probably German ca 1730. Mendicant orders are religious orders which depend directly on charity for their livelihood. Christian […]

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Large table tobacco box

Ca 1770 silver mounted shell table tobacco box. The inside of the lid is engraved with monogram. Unmarked, probably Dutch or Belgian….

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1740 silver mounted terrapin snuff box

Probably english ca 1740 silver mounted terrapin snuff box. Fully silver lined inside with the original fire gilding .

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Ancient green chalcedony cameo of Medusa

ca 300 A.D. cameo of Medusa, in original gold frame. The mineral is green chalcedony. Measurements:22x 20 mm / without the loop on top

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1600 engraved rock crystal cross

Probably Italian ca 1600 cross, engraved with the tools of the crucifixion. Measurements: 105 mm x 65 mm

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Gold reliquarie

7-8 century gold reliquarie, encompassing a piece of early wood fragment. The back is with an early Greek engraved text. Measurement; 20 mm horizontal

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Silver pomander

“Large” antique silver pomander, unmarked, German or Swiss ca 1690-1700. T has 5 dechable / all unscrews/ parts for the different solid scent. Excentric lathe […]

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Silver gilt and cold painted statue of Saint

Silver figure, not cast but “constructed” from sheet, with the face and hands “cold painted”. Probably German ca 1500-1550. The wooden stand is later. These […]

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Seventeenth century knife

ca 1680 knife with carved ivory mermaid as the handle. The blade has been “reduced” substantially. Dutch. Measurement of handle / ivory part only / […]

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Amulet

Eaily nineteeth century amulet, of a /probably a ferret/ jaw and teeth set in silver.

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Silver child’s rattle

Antique silver childs rattle, hallmarked , Ghent with maker’s mark crowned AJG. The rattle has six bells all marked with the original maker’s mark.The teether […]

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Ancient Roman amethyst amulet

Ancient Roman amethyst amulet in the form of a fish. The body of the fish is drilled through to facilitate wearing. These amulets appear in […]

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Freemason pocket watch

Triangular gilt metal pocketwatch with painted dial. English ca 1900.Working.

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“No Servants without their Masters” key to Hyde Park

Ca 1840 key to Hyde Park with the engraved inscription ” No Servants without their Masters”. On the reverse side: Hyde Park Barrs. / meaning […]

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Silver gilt pendant with enamel

“Large” silver gilt pendant with enamel on both side. Probably made for ceremonial processions. Spanish ca 1600. Measurements:12 x 12 cm

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1500 crucifix

“small” altar crucifix, probably Italian ca 1480-1520 with pink agate and gilt copper mounts, set with table cut garnets and a painted rockcrystal mid section. […]

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Marine ivory box

Antique ca 1760 marine ivory box, probably Russian.The box is pierced and engraved with figures. Measurements: 87 x 50 x 30 mm

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Terrapin snuff bottle

Small silver mounted terrapin snuff bottle, probably English ca 1720. Measurements:75 x 55 mm

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18 cent silver gilt pomander

Silver gilt pomander, probably north India,ca 1780.

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Fifteenth century ivory Pax

ca 1480 ivory pax, French. Measurements: 12.5 cm x 9.5 cm

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John Paul Cooper box

Circular silver mounted shagreen box with wood as a core. Unmarked but most probably by John Paul Cooper. Cooper studied architectural drawing for three years […]

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Agate snuff box

Oval antique snuff box in red verigated agate. With silver gilt mounts, probably English ca 1820. Dimentions:9 x 5.5 x 2.3 cm

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1730 marine ivory snuff bottle

Carved marine ivory / walrus / snuff bottle. Probably English ca 1730. The two sides are carved with drinking scenes. Height: 75 mm

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Medieval silver seal

Small shield shaped medieval silver seal, English ca 1200 Measurements: 19.4 x 16 mm

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Rococo marine ivory and silver snuff box

Antique carved walrus tooth rococo snuff box, English ca 1740. The box was retailed by Mrs Howe of Edinburgh and comes with the original shop […]

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Roman glass cameo

Ancient Roman glass cameo ca 200 A.D.

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1720 bloodstone salt

Antique bloodstone / heliotrope / salt, ca 1700-1720. Probably Italian. The shape is after the salts made in Fayance, and also silver ca 1700. Some […]

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Carved coconut box

Antique careved coconut snuff box. the octagonal shape suggest it is ca. 1720-30. Probably Portuguese or Portuguese Colonial. The lid is of a couple sitting […]

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Medieval healing stone

Large oblong bloodstone with cut grooves. The type of polish would indicate its age as being from late middle ages – 1500. In this shape […]

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Seventeenth century Mexican casket

“Small” casket ca 1660-80, of wood, mother of pearl, whale bone, tortoise shell wiht silver mounts an original lock plate and key.Typical Spanish colonial. Measurements:20 […]

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Eighteenth century French gold seal

Ca 1760 French armorial gold seal. Measurements: 20 x 15 “height”:30 mm

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Early key

Ca 1700 probably French steel key. Length 83 mm Good original condition.

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Rosary

Boxwood and silver rosary.The silver filligree is with the image of Pascual Ballon 1534-1592 and Pedro de Alcantara / Franciscan saint / 1492-1562 The measurements […]

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Seventeenth century carved steel thimble.

“Large ” antique , ca 1660 carved steel thimble, probably for a man. The deep floral carving is very unusual. Probably English. Height: 28 mm

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Enamelled Russian” Propaganda ” cigarette case

Ca 1918 Moscow cigarette case with an inset enameled picture of Lenin delivering one of speeches to his followers. The enamel is after a famous […]

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Gold vesta case

Antique French gold vesta case in the shape of a shell, set with a cabochon sapphire. ca 1900

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French gold vesta

Hallmarked French gold vesta case.The sides are chased with swirling flowers. Measurements:42 x 32 mm weight:22 grams

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Eighteenth century silver snuff box

Eighteenth century silver snuffbox in the shape of a fat mermaid. Hallmarked on the rim with the town mark of Swabish Gmund , a small […]

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Painted whale bone pendant

Small silver framed and painted whalebone pendant. On one side with the image of the Madonna, and the other with St Francis. Probably Peru ca […]

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Eighteenth century shagreen box

Ca 1760 gilt metal and shagreen box in the shape of a travelling trunk.Probably French. Length :92 mm width : 46 mm height : 36 […]

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Silver pomander

“Large”circular, pierced and engraved table pomander on three “bun” feet.Probably German ca 1700. Pomanders were in use from the middle ages , and either carried […]

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