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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.
Metal trinket box
Metal trinket box C1950's depicting a tavern scene with musicians
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.
Papier Mache patch box
Patch box in papier mache depicting Young Lady in bonnet. Early 1900's
Inlaid playing card box
C1920 Mahogany playing card box with 2 packs of playing cards. Top inlaid with 4 suits. SOLD
Pietra Dura trinket box
C1900 Pietra Dura tinket box with Malachite, agate and abolone inlays SOLD
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
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
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
Vintage "Pinnochio" wooden moneybox
Carved and hand painted wooden moneybox in the form of Pinnochio. Vingage. C1950-70 SOLD
Early 19th Century Penwork sewing box in distressed condition.
Early 19th century rosewood tea caddy with crossbanded top and sides, boxwood stringing and brass swan neck handle to top
Early 19th century rosewood tea caddy with boxwood stringing to edges and original brass ring handles. SOLD
Mid 19th Century sewing box in Rosewood with boxwood stringing inlay and marquetry flowers. C1850 SOLD
Rosewood vanity box with brass moulded edges, brass stringing, escutcheon and plaque to top. C1820 SOLD
Papier Mache snuffbox
Papier Mache snuff box with painted lid showing four girls in a classical scene. Probably French, early C19th
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
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
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
A walnut pocket watch and stud box. Hand painted lid panel with birds perched on branches with berries. English c1900 £165.00
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
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
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
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
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.
An Antique Russian papier mache tea caddy with a hand painted lid depicting a troika. Late 19th Century
Chagrin spectacle case from the late 19th century.
Rosewood inlaid box from the 19th Century. Turn the key left to lock.
Victorian brass bound tea caddy SOLD