Price guide to antique military snuff boxes. Military snuff boxes may refer to either snuff boxes with a provenance of a military person or they may have a pictorial scene representing the military.Read More
Price guide to antique rosewood snuff boxes.
All genuine rosewoods belong to the genus Dalbergia. The preeminent rosewood appreciated in the Western world is the wood of Dalbergia nigra. It is best known as Brazilian rosewood, but also as Bahia rosewood. This wood has a strong sweet smell, which persists for many years, explaining the name rosewood.Read More
Price guide to musical snuff boxes. Musical snuff boxes were also known as carillons à musique. The World Carillon Federation defines a carillon as “A musical instrument composed of tuned bronze bells which are played from a baton keyboard.Read More
Carved from a pale, luminous stone with some streaked mottled white inclusions, the cover with an archaistic design of a stylised phoenix and dragon in flight amongst clouds, the sides …Read More
PROBABLY VIENNA, CIRCA 1810, STRUCK WITH A PARISIAN IMPORT MARK FOR GOLD Rectangular gold-lined box, the glazed cover stamped with scrolling foliage on a sablé ground within a blue enamel …Read More