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Live Auction

Premier Auction - Session I

Fri, Mar 25, 2022 09:00AM EDT
Lot 418

Nine Dutch and English Brass 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

18th century, comprising: Dutch lozenge form tobacco box, brass and copper centered with a crowned lion in a shield, dated 1735, hinged lid, 6 in.; English brass snuff box, hinged lid engraved "David James" and "Cwmaman", obscured date, engraved border, 2-7/8 in.; circular lidded example, bas relief portrait of "Revd. William Huntington S.S.", "Born 1744 Died 1813", 3-3/8 in,; oval box with hinged lid, obscured engraved decoration, 4-7/8 in.; oval hinged lid example, engraved with standing man in hop hat, "1640", stepped lid, possibly Dutch, 3-3/4 in.; Dutch tobacco box, lozenge form, embossed with repeating oval and dot pattern, hinged lid, 6-1/2 in.; rectangular box with canted corners, engraved with leaf and bead decoration within scalloped border, hinged lid, 3-1/4 in.; English rectangular box with canted corners, engraved "Ja Slater" and "1860" to lid with pitcher, beaded border, push button release, interior magnifying glass, marked, "W Howe/Hampton", 2-1/2 in.

Provenance: The Important Private Collection of a Rocky Mountain Couple


denting, discoloration and spotting, some with lid loose to hinge, scratching, one with crack at hinge, some repairs