Snuff / Tobacco Boxes & Others

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Number
Item
Description
     

A carved detailed house tea caddy that tells a story… "the rabbit delivering a letter to the fox". Swiss, Late 19th Century.

Size:  9" H x 6 1/2" W x 6" D

           

BF-0345

Dog with Bone.  Small carved box with glass eyes. Swiss, Late 19th Century.

Size:  3 1/2" H x 2 1/2" W

 

BF-0715

A Monkey visiting a cat house an amusing Tobacco Box. (The door swings open). Swiss, Late 19th Century.

Size: 7 1/2" H x 8" L

       

CO-0015

A decanter box shaped as a pile of books with two decanters and glasses.  French, Mid-19th Century.

Size:  7" x 11" (approx.)

         

CO-0021

Heart shaped straw-work love token box French c. 1900.

Size:  3 1/2

         

Carved wood heart shaped box; a valentine or snuff box.  English c. 1860.

Size:  3 1/2" L

       

Exquisite Arts & Craft carved lattice-top box.  English c. 1900.

Size:  2.5" H x 9 3/4" W x 6 3/4" D

       

CO-0086

Erotic insert in this "innocent looking" painted box tôle box. Please look at these pictures.  German c. 1850.

Size:  4.5" H x 3" W

 

CO-0093

Rare box (lap desk) with a writing slope, made by J. W. Tallen (signed) possibly for George Chatterton.  English, dated 1851.

Size:  7 1/2" H x 13 1/2" D x 18 1/2" L

         

CO-0233

Round snuff box with Greek key carved decorations.  English c. 1850.

Size:  3 3/4" D

       

CO-0280

A box in a shape of a miniature slant-front desk. English c. 1860.

Size:  6" H

 

CO-0422

Elegant carved oversized Victorian Shoe Bank on a base with colored-stain & shapely base. English c. 1880.

Size:  6" H x 8" L x 4" D

       

Rare tortoiseshell "Love Token" hinged box with silver piquet decorations. English c. 1730

Size: 1/2" H x 2" W x  2 1/4" L

         

CO-0503

Brass and copper book box.  English c. 1900.

Size:  8" H x 5 1/2" W x 2 7/8" D

       

Heart shaped "love token box" inlaid & carved with symbols and inscribed inside "To Her I love"  English c. 1840.

Size:  1 1/2" H x 3 1/2" L x 3" W

     

Wonderful English letter box in burled wood with an ivory plaque that reads, "General Post" and a glass front window.  c. 1870.

Size:  5 1/4" H x 9" L x 5 1/4" D

   

CO-0657

A trick miniature faux chest-of-draws bank box. English c. 1850.

Size: 5 1/2" H x 3 1/2" W x 4" D

     

Painted "crusty" old Church Box - Weekly Offerings. English c. 1850.

Size:  3 1/2" H x 6 1/4" L x 3 1/4" D

   

CO-0711

Diminutive Burl book box. American, Late 19th Century.

Size: 2 1/4"H x 2 1/4" W x 3/4" D

 

Elegant & alluring with gilt rolled paper early tea caddy with ivory escutcheon & knob.  English c. 1790.

Size: 5" H x 7" L x 4" D

   

CO-0724

Large early snuff box carved as a frog with a human face. English c. 1830.

Size: 1 1/2" H x 5" L

       

Nice inlaid book box with a drawer.  English c. 1870.

Size: 2 1/2" H x 10" L x 6 1/2" W

     

CO-0735

A carved horn snuff box in the form of a book engraved with compass and hearts. English c. 1830.

Size: 3/4" H x 3 3/8" L x 2" W

     

CO-0741

Carved wood little box shaped as an elephant with ivory tusks & glass eyes. English c. 1880.

Size: 2" H x 3 1/2" L x 1 1/2" D

   

CO-0747

Double-sided silver plated early snuff box with pleasing repousse on both sides and double hinged covers (repair to hinge). Dutch c. 1800.

Size: 3/4" H x 2 1/2" W x 1 3/4" D

       

CO-0772

Copper heart shaped box / love token.  English c. 1860.

Size: 1" h x 3" L x 2 3/4" D

     

CO-0774

An apprentice three-tier stacked turned wood boxes with miniature Lords Prayer underneath top lid. English c. 1899.

Size: 3" H

       

CO-0781

Copper heart-shaped snuff box love token. Early 1900's.

Size: 3/4" H x 2" L x 2 1/8" D

       

CO-0806

Diminutive Spruce Gum box with heart on one side and a clover on the other. American, Mid-Century.

Size: 3 1/2" H x 2 1/4" L X 1 1/2" D

       

CO-0807

Spruce Gum box decorated on both sides with hearts. One side is inscribed with an anchor & cross penetrating a heart while the other has an inscribed 5-point star encompassed by a circle. American, Late 19th Century.

Size: 5" H x 3 1/4" L x 1 1/2" D

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Carved & painted unusual tea caddy with flower & vine decorations. English c. 1870.

Size: 4 1/2" H x 6 1/2" L x 3 13/16" D

   

CO-0816

Octagon penwork blonde wood tea caddy with a bird scene. English c. 1850.

Size: 5" H x 4 5/8" L x 3 1/2" D

       

Pewter heart-shaped box "love token" marking underneath. American, Late 19th Century.

Size: 3/4" H x 2 1/8" W x 2 1/2" D

     

CO-0827

Rare shoe snuff box with bone toenails. English c. 1840.

Size: 3" H x 4 1/2" L

 

CO-0828

Interesting decorated bone lid (with heart & potted tree) on this stylized carved shoe Dominoes.

Size: 3/4" H x 5" L

     

Painted cast iron box in the shape of a tortoise. American c. 1870.

Size: 3 1/2" H x 13 1/2" L x 10 1/2" D

       

Small carved wooden box shaped as a faux leather bag with handle and a blue lining inside. English, Late 19th Century.

Size: 3 1/2" H x 3/4" W

   

Inlaid valuables box with STAR and geometric motifs with green felt inside. American, Late 19th Century.

Size: 6 1/2" H x 13" L x 9" D

 

FA-0167

Lovely Federal inlaid box with key various woods including piqued maple & mahogany. Bowed top inlay with a snail. Both sides inlaid with a bird.  American, Early 19th Century.

Size: 5" H x 14 1/2" L x 10" D

     

FA-0171

Nautical motif dovetailed box probably sailors work with hearts and pinwheels. American, Late 19th Century.

Size: 10" H x 7" W x 2" D

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Trick lock American inlaid document "book form" box with patriotic shield and geometrical forms. American c. 1860.

Size: 10" H x 7" W x 2" D

 
     

FA-0187

Small chip carved box with geometrical designs. English c. 1790.

Size: 1 1/2" H x 3 1/2" L x 2 5/8" D

         

Book box with inlaid hearts on front, back has an inlaid diamond shape. American, Late 19th Century.

Size: 9 3/16" H x 5 3/4" W x 1 3/8" D

 

FA-0241

Wood skull shaped money box (European Wooden Skull Money Box). c. 1890.

Size: 2" H x 2 1/2" L

       

FA-0344

A wooden box / caddy shaped & fashioned like a hopper / freight car full of coal with the initials N L R (North London Railway). English c. 1900.

Size: 5" H x 7" W x 13" L

         

FA-0261

Small trick bank box - spine says, "Bank", "Patented Jul 15, 1873. American, Dated.

Size: 5 1/4" H x 3 1/4" W x 1 3/8" D 

 

Well carved hand shaped box / snuff with twist bottom bone decoration lid. English c. 1850.

Size: 2 1/2" H

       

FA-0419

Folksy heart shaped bank. American c. 1920.

Size: 2 1/2" H x 3 1/4" D

         

Small carved heart shaped box. American, Late 19th Century.

Size: 2 1/2 " H

     

Folksy heart shaped box with sweet engraved tree. American c. 1900.

Size: 3 5/16" H x 2" D x 3" W

   

FA-0462

Nice Norwegian painted rosemaling bend box. Scandinavian c. 1880.

Size: 5 3/4" H x 7 1/4" L x 3 3/4" W

     

Superb trick book box with "stinging" snake inside and carved & painted birds & carved heart on the slider. American, 19th Century.

Size: 4 1/2" H x 3 3/4" W x 1" D

         

Carved & painted wooden book box depicting "Eve" in the garden. Opening the box reveils a mechanical snake. American, 19th Century.

Size: 6" H x 4 1/2" L x 1" D

   

Miniature folksy matchstick constructed seachest. American.

Size: 6 1/2" H x 14" W x 8" D

   

FA-0509

Painted book-form box with pull-out drawer & 4 metal feet. Strong colorful decoration in gold & red designs on a black background. American, Late 19th Century.

Size: 3 1/2" H x 12" W x 9" D

   

FA-0510

Unusual trick lock box with arm & hand-form clasp, sliding lid heavily carved with a wreath, a hand, & hot air balloon-very special. American, 19th Century.

Size: 3 1/2" H x 8 1/2" L x 3 1/2" D

   

FA-0519

Delicately painted & decorated footed box with painted initials. Found in Maine. American c. 1830.

Size: 5" H x 9 3/4" W

     

FA-0521

Eagle spool box. American, Late 19th Century.
Inside the lid ~ Ask for J. & P. Coats Best Six Cord Spool Cotton
Inside the box ~ I who see nothing ~ he who sees all

Size: 2" H x 3 3/4" D

       

Carved & painted spice / bend box with inset star & decorations. American, Early 19th Century.

Size: 3 1/2" H x 7 1/2" D

       

FA-0528

Superb painted green & blue bend box with red star and carved initials underneath lid ~ JHG. American, Early 19th Century.

Size: 2 1/2" H x 6" D

       

Colorful painted wooden ballot box ~ For / Against. English c. 1840.

Size: 12" H x 7 1/2" W x 7 1/2" D

 

Small carved Pig Snuff Box with brass hardware and glass eyes. French c. 1870.

Size: 2" H x 3" L

   

FA-0552

Rare icosahedron shaped tea caddy. Carved & painted surface simulating leather. English, Early 19th Century.

Size: 4 1/2" H x 6" D

 

Carved pig snuff box. French, Late 19th Century.

Size: 2" H x 4" L

       

FA-0554

Late 18th Century candle box with inlaid "fork & knife" front. English c. 1780.

Size: 20" H x 7 1/2" W x 5 1/2" D

   

Early hardwood chip carved book form snuff box. English c. 1750.

Size: 3 1/2" H x 2" W x 1/2" D

     

FA-0556

Indulgence ~ "The Long Nose / Long Fingers Snuffer" ~ Superb painting on this early 19th Century round Papier-Mâché snuff box. English c. 1830

Size: 1 1/2" H x 4 1/4" D

     

FA-0563

Copper / Bronze heart box "love token". Early 1900's.

Size: 2 3/4" H x 2 9/16"W x 1 5/16"D

   

Carved small heart shaped box with painted heart, velvet lining, clasp & hinge. American, Late 19th Century.

Size: 2 1/4" H x 1 5/8" W x 1" D

   

FA-0567

Intricate wood (burl?) on this heart-shaped box with lid & inlay band around the bottom. c. 1870.

Size: 3 1/4" H x 2 3/4" W x 1 3/4" D

       

Diminutive heart box with lid.

Size: 2" H x 1 3/4" W x 5/16" D

       

Carved heart-shaped love token box with lid ~ The top & bottom have overhang edges. American c. 1890.

Size: 2 1/4" H x 2" W x 3/4" D

 

FA-0566

Heart box with a raised metal emblem stylized “ J “ on lid. American c. 1910.

Size: 2 1/8" H x 2 3/4" W x 1 1/2" D

   

Heart shaped box with lid & key and red velvet lining inside ~ etched heart encompassing each key hole opening. American c. 1870.

Size: 4 1/2" H x 4" W x 2 1/2" H

 

FA-0572

Great surface on this naïve wooden Heart shaped box with wire-pin hinges. American c. 1860.

Sizes: 4 1/2" H x 4 1/2" W x 1 1/2" D

   

Heart-shaped box with lid on hinges with top & bottom overhang edges. American c. 1890.

Size: 4 3/4" H x 4" W x 1 1/2" D

       

FA-0594

Miniature wooden carved purse / box with handle and a blue lining inside in the form faux leather bag. English, Late 19th Century,

Size: 2 1/4" H x 2 1/2" W x 3 3/4" D

         

GT-0014

"Doll's Bank" shaped as a letter box. Painted metal and brass.  English c. 1890.

Size:  6" H

         

GT-0023

Mauchline ware money box (bank) shaped as a school house Scottish woodenware. Late 19th Century.

Size:  3" H x 3.5" W

       

GT-0114

Wooden magician's box for magic tricks. English, Late 19th Century.

Size:  4 1/2" H x 4" D x 7 3/4" L

 

         

GT-0143

A faux money bank in the form of a wall clock design done in wood covered in printed paper. English c. 1860.

Size:  6" H

 

NA-0150

Small nautical box in good color & surface. The top is carved with anchor & rope. English c. 1900.

Size: 3 3/4" H x 7 1/2" L x 4 1/4" D

           

NA-0164

Superb valentine large wooden heart-shaped box open to reveal inserted glass & shells that reads, "Anne, My Love. American, Early 1900's.

Size: 8 1/2" D

   

Superb small sailor made box with inlay compass star & accents. English c. 1780.

Size: 5 1/2" H x 11" W x 5 3/4" D

 

PO-0117

Rare confectionary / biscuit tin shaped as a faux writing box by Steward & Young. English c. 1910.

Size: 4" H x 9 1/4" L x 5 1/4" D

               
               
               

 

 

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