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Over 30 of the Dealers from the now closed Woburn Abbey Antiques Centre have banded together to form The Antiques Association in a fabulous five storey Georgian townhouse at Market Place in the village of Woburn.

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Metal trinket box

 Metal trinket box C1950's depicting a tavern scene with musicians

PR                                                        £55.00

C1910 Mahogany Artist's work box


Mahogany Artist's work box with drawer.   Contents include pallette, inks pencils and paints.   C1910 with owner's label under lid.
JS                                                                        £275.00


Papier Mache patch box

Patch box in papier mache depicting Young Lady in bonnet.   Early 1900's

AM                                      £125.00


Inlaid playing card box

 C1920 Mahogany playing card box with 2 packs of playing cards.   Top inlaid with 4 suits.   SOLD

AM                                                                        £48.00


Pietra Dura trinket box


C1900 Pietra Dura tinket box with Malachite, agate and abolone inlays     SOLD
AM                                                                  £68

C1880 Figured Walnut writing slope

 A Victorian walnut writing slope. The outside of the box is veneered in a figured walnut with brass escutcheon and plaque. Opening the box will produce an angled writing surface with pen tray, stamp slide and inkwells at the top. The blue baize writing surface lifts to reveal storage compartments beneath both tops. The box is fitted with a Bramar lock and has a working key.

Height   6              inches   15           cm                          circa       1880      
Width    14           inches   35.5        cm                                                         
Depth   9              inches   23           cm

 GW1185                                                                                               £385



C1860 Coromandel wood jewellery box

A Victorian coromandel wood jewellery box with brass lines, engraved escutcheons and plaque. The domed top lifts up to reveal a fitted interior. This has a working lock and key. Inset within the top is a removable mirror, come pin cushion. The top section has a lift out tray with small compartments, lined in a blue skiver and ivory water silk. This reveals another compartment below once removed. Beneath are two drawers, one is lined in the same materials as the lift out compartment.
Height   7¾          inches   19.5        cm                          circa       1860      
Width    12           inches   30.5        cm                                                         
Depth   9              inches   23           cm

GW1186                                                                                                               £665




Selection of snuff boxes from 18th - 19th Centuries

Small selection of snuff boxes from the 18th to 19th centuries made from different materials.

NH                                                                            From £50 to £300


Georgian workbox painted to simulate Mulberry wood

 C1820 fine and rare Georgian workbox painted to resemble Mulberry wood.   Six compartments and 2 drawers and original key

JS                                                                                         £395.00






Vintage "Pinnochio" wooden moneybox



Carved and hand painted wooden moneybox in the form of Pinnochio.   Vingage.   C1950-70    SOLD 

DM                                                                                    £68.00


 Early 19th Century Penwork sewing box in distressed condition.


GR                                                                 £98.00

 Early 19th century rosewood tea caddy with crossbanded top and sides, boxwood stringing and brass swan neck handle to top

GR                                                                                                                        £140.00


 Early 19th century rosewood tea caddy with boxwood stringing to edges and original brass ring handles.  SOLD

GR                                                                                                                        £110.00



Mid 19th Century sewing box in Rosewood with boxwood stringing inlay and marquetry flowers.   C1850  SOLD

GR                                                                                     £115.00

 Rosewood vanity box with brass moulded edges, brass stringing, escutcheon and plaque to top.   C1820   SOLD

GR                                                                              £240.00

Papier Mache snuffbox

 Papier Mache snuff box with painted lid showing four girls in a classical scene.   Probably French, early C19th


NH                                                                                                     £145.00






A naively decorated walnut billet doux used by lovers to pass secret notes to one another, normally through a trusted servant.   Probably French.   C1800.   6 inches long.  £175.00



letter box

Papier Mache snuff box with a hand painted lid depicting a bearded gentleman.   Probably German.   19th Century.   3 inches by 1.5 inches.   £175.00




An oval horn snuff box with polychromatic decoration.   Probably French.   19th Century.   3 inches by 2 inches.   £145.00



horn snuff

C1120 Hobnail cut glass oblong box with silver plated lid and ceramic insert, mostly used as a hair pin tidy.   3.5 inches by 2.5 inches.   £48.00



pin tidy

A walnut pocket watch and stud box. Hand painted lid panel with birds perched on branches with berries. English c1900  £165.00



Stud boxStud box2

A superb quality papier mache snuff box with hand painted lid depicting a biblical scene. Colour and detail are beautifully rendered. 95mm diameter x 20mm deep

German early c.19th century £295.00     SOLD


Bib boxbib box

A papier mache English snuff box, the lid hand painted depicting a street seller. Early 19th century. Good detail and character. 100mm diameter x 20mm deep

£190.00   NH

street sellerstreet seller

A papier mache snuff box with a naively hand painted image of a gentleman on the lid. Possibly German 19th century. 89mm x 40mm x 25mm


NH                      £165.00


A large papier mache pot with hand painted lid depicting a young woman. Nice colour and character. Possibly Russian 19th century. 115mm diameter x 55mm deep.  £195.00


russian potrussian2

A silver vesta box in excellent condition with a Chester hallmark of 1888 made by Levi & Salaman.   £250.00   AM


A late 19th century "secret" money box with brass handle.

JS                                              £89.00



An Antique Russian papier mache tea caddy with a hand painted lid depicting a troika.   Late 19th Century


NH                                                                                    £225.00



Chagrin spectacle case from the late 19th century.


LO                                              £198.00


Rosewood inlaid box from the 19th Century.   Turn the key left to lock.


JT                                                           £55.00




Victorian brass bound tea caddy    SOLD

PM                                            £120.00


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