Brunk Auctions
Live Auction

Premier Auction - Session I - March 24, 2023

Fri, Mar 24, 2023 09:00AM EDT
Lot 443

Group of Four Tortoiseshell and Ivory Miniature Boxes

Estimate: $600 - $900

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$100 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $200
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000
British, 19th century, comprising: rectangular box with divided interior housing two glass bottles; card case with inlaid silver wreath decoration; miniature letter box with divided interior; patch box with monogram "UIU(?)"; largest 4-1/8 x 3 x 1/2 in.

Note: ◉This lot contains animal or plant material that may be restricted under federal, state and/or local law. Prospective bidders should check all applicable government wildlife restrictions prior to placing a bid. The buyer is solely responsible for obtaining any necessary licenses or permits from federal, state and/or local authorities applicable to their purchase or transport of the object. Please note that bidders in New Jersey may not bid on any lots containing elephant ivory, mammoth ivory, or rhinoceros horn.


some surface dirt and accretion, scattered scratches, some discoloration to metal; card case with some dents, warping, and lifting to metal inlay at edges
Knowlton Collection, formerly of Hilton Head