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Chinese, Erotic Pottery Snuff Bottle

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Snuff Bottles: Pre 1920   item# 1263241 (stock# AC-55-wh)

Chinese, Erotic Pottery Snuff Bottle
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$325.00 

An unusual antique pottery snuff bottle with some what naively executed erotic scenes on the front and back. There are untranslated marks on the base. In overall very good condition. 2.75" in height, 1.50 " in width.


Chinese, White Agate Figural Snuff Bottle

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Snuff Bottles: Pre 1920   item# 1263239 (stock# AC-68-ac)

Chinese, White Agate Figural Snuff Bottle
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$395.00 

In what appears to be the form of a seated Maitreya Buddha, this snuff bottle is carved in what the former owner claimed is white agate capped by a green jade top. Clearly a semi precious stone but since we have never encountered white agate, we are uncertain of the classification. Well carved and hollowed, with signs on the base of having been cut using the old "cord" method. In overall excellent condition. 2.6" in height and 1.6" in width at the base.


Antique Chinese Smoky Quartz Snuff Bottle

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Snuff Bottles: Pre 1900   item# 1253522 (stock# AC-022-ch)

Antique Chinese Smoky Quartz Snuff Bottle
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$495.00 

An attractively formed, antique smoky quartz snuff bottle with a silver banded jade top. The bottle has fine symmetry and a very well hollowed cavity and finished with a neatly crafted foot. There is no damage. A beautiful bottle in it's sedulity. The spoon has been replaced by some former owner. C1870. 2 5/8" in height, 1 5/8" in width.


Antique Mongolian Silver Snuff Bottle

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Snuff Bottles: Pre 1910   item# 1253520 (stock# AC-86-ckc)

Antique Mongolian Silver Snuff Bottle
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$475.00 

A well crafted bottle in classic Mongolian style. Good quality silver adorned with coral and turquoise stones and bas relief panels of deer. With a well formed foot and cavity and original spoon. Clear markings on the bottom of the foot. In excellent condition with original spoon. Late Qing, C 1900. 2.6" in height, 1.75" in width..


Scarce, 1920's Soviet Sterling Compact

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Decorative Art: Metals: Silver: Sterling: Pre 1930   item# 1133558 (stock# C-1-YA)

Scarce, 1920's Soviet Sterling Compact
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$350.00 

With an engraved scene of two 1920's Soviet Biplanes in flight and personalized with initials in the upper left corner, this is a very seldom encountered early Soviet collectible. In very good condition with only very slight abrasion and minor dents from age and use. The interior bears assayers stamps and the 1927-1946 marks indicating 84 Zolotnicks of silver fineness. Size, 3" x 3".


Soviet Era Silver Cigarette Case, Air Force Inscribed

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Decorative Art: Pre 1950   item# 1132300 (stock# C-2-YA)

Soviet Era Silver Cigarette Case,  Air Force Inscribed
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$545.00 

A piece of Russian history. A Soviet era sterling quality, silver cigarette case inscribed on the face "806th Air Force, Lutske 1942" in a banner with a floral surround. The hinge is sound and the lock button is ruby colored cabochon. The interior is gilt showing slight abrasion from use and bears on both the front and back the District Mint mark 875, of a type used from 1927-1946, indicating a fineness of 84 zolotnicks along with the Assayers mark. The exterior shows slight abrasion ...click for details


Imperial Russian, Inscribed Silver Cigarette Case

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Metals: Silver: Sterling: Pre 1910   item# 1132282 (stock# C-2-YA)

  Imperial Russian, Inscribed Silver Cigarette Case
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$500.00 

A fine quality Imperial Russian silver cigarette case bearing an early Soviet inscription which reads, "104th Army K.I. Nikiforov, Division Leader, for your achievement, creativity, hard work, initiative and organizational work of his Division. April 30, 1931. The face of the is engraved with a some what Nouveau engraving which was probably the original decoration with an addition of the 104th Army cypher over crossed rifle and saber The presentation engraving is, as shown on the back of ...click for details


WWII Soviet Era, Inscribed Silver Cigarette Case

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Decorative Art: Metals: Silver: Sterling: Pre 1950   item# 1132273 (stock# C-2-YA)

WWII Soviet Era, Inscribed Silver Cigarette Case
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$575.00 

A scarce, sterling quality silver cigarette case. The front with and engraved scene titled Moscow, Kremlin. The back with a personalized, war time presentation inscription which reads, "Army Aviator Petrov from his friends and comrades on land. 1942. The interior is gilt finish and both the lid and back bear the District Mint Mark of the type used from 1927-1946 along with the the district Assayers mark indicating a standard of fineness of 84 Zolotniks. The exterior of the case is in very ...click for details


Sterling Silver English Vinaigrette, Thomas Shaw 1837

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Metals: Silver: Sterling: Pre 1837 VR   item# 1132267 (stock# C-06-sfm)

Sterling Silver English Vinaigrette, Thomas Shaw 1837
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$465.00 

A fine quality sterling silver vinaigrette by Thomas Shaw, Caroline Street Birmingham. Rectangular box is bright cut on all sides with well formed, rolled edges. The grill and interior are gold gilt and both the lid and bottom bear the George IV head, Lion Passant, Initials of Thomas Shaw and the date code 1837 The ornate grill is of the finest quality, punched and tooled to simulate patterned wire work. The gold gilt interior shows slight abrasion and wear from use and age. Accompanied by th ...click for details


British Sterling Vinaigrette, Joseph William 1813

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Metals: Silver: Sterling: Pre 1837 VR   item# 1132262 (stock# C-091-phc)

British Sterling Vinaigrette, Joseph William 1813
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$475.00 

A finely crafted, ladies sterling silver vinaigrette bearing the touch marks of Joseph William of Birmingham and bearing the date code of 1813. The oval form is decorated with a punched and engraved pattern on the lid which surrounds a cartouche. The sides and back are decorated with a punched double band. The silver grill bears a simple punched pattern. The back of the grill and the interior of the box is gold gilt which shows some slight and light abrasion from use and age. In excellent con ...click for details


19th C Silver Betel or Tobacco Box, Ceylon, India

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Indian Subcontinent: Pre 1900   item# 1044874 (stock# I-001-LA)

 19th C Silver Betel or Tobacco Box, Ceylon, India
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$345.00 

From British Ceylon, (Sri Lanka) an attractive oval silver box with hinged lid. The shape suggests that it may have been intended as a Betel or Tobacco box. The delicate, foliated design further suggests a Moghul influence. With a well crafted hinge and frosted silver interior it is In very good condition with only slight abrasions from use and age. Size, 2.75" x 3.75". 1870-1890.


German Imperial Motif Cigarette Case

Catalogue: Popular Collectibles: Militaria: Historical: Pre 1920   item# 1034697 (stock# MI-7-SAC)

German Imperial Motif Cigarette Case
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$175.00 

A very unusual German Cigarette Case in that it is not trench art but commercially made and according to the date stamped on the drum faces in the motif, produced after WW!. Unusual in the sense that the Imperial family was in disgrace in the eyes of the German people for having lost the war. The Kaiser was banished from Germany and the new German government discouraged the use of Imperial crests, seals or flags. One can only guess that this case was made immediately after the war and then in o ...click for details


Imperial Russian Silver and Niello Tobacco Box

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Pre 1900   item# 1032379 (stock# C-592-SF)

Imperial Russian Silver and Niello Tobacco Box
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$595.00 

A very fine Imperial Russian silver and niello tobacco box dated 1884. With a classic Imperial period Dacha on the lid and a floral surround cartouche bearing the initials SD on the back. The gilt interior bears the date 1884 as well as an assayers touch mark on both the lid and bottom. In excellent condition with only sight wear from use and age. Size is three and five eights by two and one eighth.


18th C Scottish Tobacco Box

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Organics: Horn: Pre 1900   item# 1030316 (stock# C-09-KB)

18th C Scottish Tobacco Box
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$350.00 

An attractive oval variegated horn tobacco or snuff box, with a silver escutcheon plate bearing the name John Cutberson. The box shows minor wear, with losses at the lid edge and minor abrasion from use and age but is otherwise in very good condition. A scarce and desirable piece of 18th C. Scottish history. 3.25" in length, 2" wide, .75" deep. Please inquire with questions?


Rare Soviet WWII Trench Art Cigarette Case and Lighter

Catalogue: Popular Collectibles: Militaria: Pre 1950   item# 1013738 (stock# MI-09.ya)

Rare Soviet WWII Trench Art Cigarette Case and Lighter
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$345.00 

Rare to find a piece of Soviet era trench art but to find a cigarette case with it's original lighter is extremely rare. The designs on the aluminum cigarette case are both patriotic as well as romantic. The upper left corner bears a likeness of the Order of the Patriotic War and bears the dates 1941-1944. The lower left is a heart with crossed swords motif and is dated 1921. The dates suggests that the soldier who crafted the piece not only served in WWII until 1944, suggesting perhaps he w ...click for details

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