Boxes – 19th October 2013

Lot No Description Low Est High Est
434 A 19th century ivory games box with black penned armorial with Latin inscription ‘Sola Etunica Virtus’, ( Bravery Alone is Invincible) with floral borders, 19cmW x 14cmD x 6.25cmL, containing red-stained and ivory white backgammon counters 200 300
435 A 19th century Continental circular painted tortoiseshell lidded box, penned with a portrait of a Royal couple with laurel leaf surround to the circular lid, the base decorated with a soldier seated on a drum with cannon and flags behind, 7.5cm dia 50 80
436 A late 18th/early 19th century Lignum-Vitae string box of cylindrical form with circular stepped lid, surmounted with a finial cutter, approximately 19cmH x 13cmDia 80 120
437 A 19th century boxwood strung burr walnut oval-shaped tea caddy, 11.5cmH x 15cmW x 8.5cmD 80 100
438 A 19th century mother of pearl inlaid jewellery box, the interior fitted with single tray with purple silk-cushioned compartments and storage 12cmH x 30cmW x 22.5cmD 60 100
439 An Edwardian brass-bound burr walnut writing slope, the lid with brass shield plaque opening to reveal a tooled leather-insert two inkwell compartment, pen tray and stamp holder 14cmH x 35cmW  x 24cm D 60 100
440 A 19th century brass inlaid lignum vitae writing slope, the lid with brass plaque inscribed  ‘Presented To The Rev’d Attwood by The Teachers and Scholars of Blackford School Xmas 1895’  opening to reveal a black tooled leather slope, two inkwells, pen tray and stamp box 16cmH x 35cmW x 24cmD 80 120
441 A late Georgian/early Victorian spice tin of cylindrical form with domed lid and swing handle enclosing six spice bays with central grater,11cm x 18cmDia, 40 60
442 A 19th century sarcophagus-shaped mahogany tea caddy with painted paper lining, the two compartments having pearlised pin-head knobs, with unrelated glass mixing centre bowl, 16cmH x 29.5cmW x 14.5cmD 50 70
443 A late 19th century rosewood writing slope, the interior fitted with pen tray, stamp holder and two inkwell compartments, the exterior with single side drawer and brass swing handles, 15.5cmH x 46cmW x 25cmD 60 100
444 A 19th century pine iron-bound glove box, with hinged front panel, 7cmH x 25.5cmW x 10cmD 20 40
445 A 19th century jewellery box decorated with a seated female at the river’s edge 50 60
446 A Regency rosewood box-strung tea caddy of sarcophagus form, with ornate pressed brass ring handles, the interior fitted with two hinged caddies, lacking glass mixing bowl, 16cmH x 31cmW x 16cmD 40 60
447 A small square hand-painted Russian lacquered box, decorated with an Asiatic pheasant and signed to the base, 3cm wide, a circular ruby-flashed and wheel-engraved lidded glass box decorated with a stag, 8.5cm dia, a heart-shaped porcelain enamel decorated box with brass mounts and hinged lid, 6cm long and a circular cinnabar lidded box, 6cm dia (4 items) 50 70
448 A black lacquered and abalone inlaid rectangular lidded box, the hinged lid decorated with birds amongst foliage, the sides inlaid with flowers, 26cmH x 37.5cmW x 9cmD 50 80
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