A GROUP OF SNUFF-BOXES
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A GROUP OF SNUFF-BOXES

THE FIRST CIRCA 1720, THE REMAINDER LATER

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A GROUP OF SNUFF-BOXES
THE FIRST CIRCA 1720, THE REMAINDER LATER
Comprising: a Continental tortoiseshell silver-mounted bombé-shaped snuff-box, the hinged cover inlaid with silver piqué in the form of a scallop shell with masks and putti; a French gilt-brass mounted circular box enamelled with a woman and a verse; a gilt-brass circular snuff-box cast with a portrait of ADMIRAL LORD NELSON; a Samson enamel rectangular snuff-box in the 18th century style; an enamel oval snuff-box and cover inscribed HONOUR THE REWARD OF VIRTUE; a Continental porcelain hexagonal snuff-box and cover and a Staffordshire enamel miniature book

The tortoiseshell example 3 in. (7.7 cm.) wide overall
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Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.

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