Snuff / Tobacco Boxes & Others

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Number
Item
Description
   

Small carved wooden owl sewing needle holder case. Light colored Back Forest owl with glass eyes. c. 1930.

Size: 2 1/2" H

         

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

Size:  3 1/2" L

         

CO-0233

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

Size:  3 3/4" D

 

CO-0272

This exquisite round trick snuff box is decorated with geometrical relief designs & double casing for hidden snuff boxes. English c. 1860.

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

   

CO-0273

Gently push on the center circle on this trick snuff box to release the outer ring to reveal the box within. English, Mid-19th Century.

Size: 3/4" H x 2 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

       

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

Trick / puzzle / magic faux chest-of-draws bank box. The top draw with a hole when inserting a coin and shutting it, the bottom of the draw opens and the coin drops into the box (coin disappears-magic). Also, top of the chest comes off to allow access to your treasure. English c. 1850.

Size: 5 1/2" H x 3 1/2" W x 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 19th C. frog snuff box.

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

     

HORN & brass book shaped snuff box with inked engraved decorations heart, stars & geometrics. 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

       

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

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

     

CO-0774

Three-in-one trick box. Faux stack of three boxes (which is one really) probably an apprentice piece. It has a miniature (written in the round) Lords Prayer underneath top lid. c. 1910.

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-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

 

CO-0823

Inlaid Cherry Dresser Box ~ inlaid spandrels and striped edge centering an inlaid mahogany and tiger maple compass star & inlaid base with pinwheel & shaped apron (filled separation of wood on lid). American c. 1800.

Size: 7" H x 15" W x 15" 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

   

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

   

Miniature folksy matchstick constructed seachest. American.

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

   

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

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

   

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-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

   

19th Century small heart shaped box with inlaid geometrical figures.

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

   

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

   

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

   

Overhang lid wooden heart shaped box / love token. American c. 1880.

Size: 3 7/8" H x 3 1/8" W x 1 1/2" D

   

Interesting textured lid on this heart shaped box. American c. 1900.

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

 

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

   

Good inlaid document box shaped as a book with trick locking / opening. American c. 1870.

Size: 8 3/4" H x 6 1/8" L x 2 1/4" D

   

FA-0621

Heart shaped box with mixed woods & tortoise shell veneer top. American c.1860.

Size: 1 ¾” H x 1 ¾” W x 1” D

        FA-0623

"Scholar's Companion" painted tole pencil box dated 4-7-1874. American.

Size: 7”H x 3 ½” W x 1 ¼" D

 

 

FA-0624

Red painted tole book-shaped box (art/sewing) ~ “Noon Day Exercises.” American c. 1880.

Size: 7 1/2" H x 5" W x 2 1/8" D

   

Elongated footed heart-shaped lined box / love token. American, 19th Century.

Size: 3 1/4" H x 7" L x 5 1/8" D

 

FA-0655

19th C. Miniature painted chest with nice shaped skirt apron & accents.

Size: 9" H x 6" D x 8" W

     

FA-0671

Striking black & gold painted document box ~ decorated & painted on all sides (including the back). American c. 1870

Size: 6 1/4" H x 17" L x 7" D

 

Masonic / Fraternal Order carved book shape box with relief carved compass gilt decoration & pull-out drawer. American c. 1900.

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

     

FA-0707

Fabulous folky jewelry box with pleasing geometric inlay, relief-carved floral panels, bands of barber pole type surrounds, fitted with velvet interior & mirror.

Size: 7 1/2" H x 11 1/2" W x 8 1/2" D

     
     

FA-0708

Elaborate inland box with compass rose, fans, geometrics and banded diamonds. American, 19th Century.

Size: 4" H x 10 1/4" W x 61/4" D

  FA-0709

THE IMPATIENT VIRGINS ~ a book shape inlaid & painted wooden box with a single draw. American, Early 1930.

Size: 2" H x 7 1/2" W x 10" L

     

 

Charming vintage lacquer box with a cat face on top. The interior has six compartments. The box closes securely with a snap closing.

Size: 5 1/8" x 4" x 1"

     

FA-0732

Antique snuff box shaped as a hand with Piqué work decorations on one finger (ring) & on the cuff. Open at the bottom.

Size: 3" H

     

FA-0733

19th C. carved frog snuff box with glass eyes & mother-of-pearl plaque.

Size: 1" H x 3" L x 2" W

 

FA-0734

"LOVE TRUE" carved with pique work miniature faux bellows snuff box / love token. c. 1860.

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

     

FA-0737

A hinged box carved with petals shaped rose on a bed of leaves. c. 1900.

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

   

Large wooden heart shaped dresser box with great old surface. American, 19th Century.

Size: 3 1/4" H x 7" W x 7 3/4" D

     

FA-0759

Hinged top silver metal realistic crab form box. Mid-Century.

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

     
 

Naive folky inlaid wood heart shaped box. American, Early 1900.

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

    FA-0764

Small maritime themed book shape vesta. Celluloid cast in relief, one side a sailor waving farewell, the other side depicting a battleship & the spine incised with a symbol of Faith, Hope, and Charity. English c. 1900.

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

 

FA-0768

Two-piece 19th C. carved in fruit wood PIG tobacco box / string dispenser. Head separated & tilted in the photo.

Size: 6 3/4" H x 3 1/2" W x 4 1/2" D

   

FO-0458

Miniature funky chest-of-draws with shaped backsplash and applied geometric decorations. American c. 1900.

Size: 11 1/2" H x 10" W x 5 1/2" D

       

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

 

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

   

Carved Scrimshaw HORN snuff box with pin prick decorations. Dated 1804. On top of lid the initial letters JR. On the front fishes & birds and on the other side running stag & owl on one end side.

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

   
               
               

 

 

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