A collection of pill boxes and similar, to include, a George III circular papier mache box, a Tunbridge ware stamp box, a small burr snuff box, a circular rosewood box, papier mache silver inlaid snuff box, a black basalt box depicting gilt horse, 19th Century olive wood book depicting flowers from Jerusalem, an ebony letter opener, a circular ivory container and two mauchline wear boxes and a lid depicting Brighton Pavillion (qty.)
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Sold for £120
1: george III papier mache - paint losses to portrait
tunbridge ware - various scratches and signs of wear
mauchlin ware examples - small dents to rim of circular example
burr box - surface dinks
rosewood box - good condition
mache snuff box - silver very tarnished, hinge bent - top unaligned, lacquer worn, scratches
basalt box - good condition
book - foxing, splits, chips to cover, areas of wear, spine worn and faded
letter opener - numerous chips and dinks
ivory container - good condition
Brighton panel - very worn, numerous scratches
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Auction: Homes and Interiors - Live Online, Tue, 2nd Mar 2021
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