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Antique 18th Century French 18-Karat Gold and Enamel Snuff Box, Paris circa 1784
Located in London, London
Antique 18th century exceptional French 18-karat gold and enamel snuff box, of oval shape, the lid inset with an oval enamel plaque depicting a classical scene set in a lavish garden...
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French Antique 18th Century and Earlier Boxes

Materials

Gold, Enamel

Spanish Baroque Leather-Wrapped Coffer Adorn with Brass Accents, 18th Century
Located in Atlanta, GA
A Spanish Baroque leather-wrapped coffer brass accents from the 18th century. This antique Spanish coffer, with it's rectangular-shaped body, has been ornately decorated with nail he...
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Spanish Baroque Antique 18th Century and Earlier Boxes

Materials

Leather, Wood

Georgian Satinwood & Mahogany Box, 18th Century
Located in London, GB
An 18th century Georgian mahogany box. The box has a hinged lid that is decorated with satinwood cross banding, the sides have a pair of mahogany panels that have box wood and e...
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European Antique 18th Century and Earlier Boxes

Materials

Mahogany

18th Century Battersea Enamel Casket
Located in London, GB
An 18th century Battersea enamel casket of unusually large dimensions. The casket has wonderful landscape scenes painted to the four bow sides and the dome lid, each panel is held...
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European Antique 18th Century and Earlier Boxes

Materials

Enamel

Louis XV French Gold Snuffbox by Germain Chayé
Located in New Orleans, LA
This luxurious Louis XV-period gold snuffbox was crafted by master French goldsmith Germain Chayé. Formed of 18-karat yellow gold, this exceptional box displays remarkable artistry w...
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French Louis XV Antique 18th Century and Earlier Boxes

Materials

Gold

Antique Britannia Standard Silver Tea Caddy
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
An exceptional, fine and impressive antique early Georgian English Britannia standard silver tea caddy; an addition to our diverse silver teaware collection This exceptional antiq...
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English George I Antique 18th Century and Earlier Boxes

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Silver, Britannia Standard Silver

Antique 1733 George II Sterling Silver Toilet Boxes
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
A magnificent, fine and impressive pair of antique George II English sterling silver toilet boxes; an addition to our Georgian silverware collection. These magnificent antique Geo...
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English George III Antique 18th Century and Earlier Boxes

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Sterling Silver

18-C English Bilston Battersea Enamel Memento Mori, Memory of a Friend Snuff Box
Located in Philadelphia, PA
An 18th century Georgian English Bilston Battersea enameled snuff or patch box, the motto reads, “In Memory of a Friend.” An example of Memento Mori, which translates from the Latin,...
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English Georgian Antique 18th Century and Earlier Boxes

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Copper

18th Century English Bilston Enamel Snuff Box, Hunter and His Spotted Bird Dog
Located in Philadelphia, PA
An antique English Bilston Battersea enamel on copper patch or snuff box, Georgian period, circa 1780. The lid shows a pastoral scene of a hunter and his bird dog. The hunter aim...
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English Georgian Antique 18th Century and Earlier Boxes

Materials

Copper

18th Century English Hourglass Bilston Enamel Motto Snuff Box, Lover's Trifle
Located in Philadelphia, PA
A late 18th Century English Bilston Battersea snuff or patch box, the motto reads, Love Him Who Gives This Trifle, hand lettered within the image of a footed urn. This box is als...
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English Georgian Antique 18th Century and Earlier Boxes

Materials

Copper

Swiss 18 Karat Gold and Enamel Snuff Box, Guidon, Remond and Gide, circa 1790
Located in London, London
Antique late 18th century exceptional Swiss 18-karat gold and enamel snuff box, of round shape, the cover finely painted with the scene of The Choice of Hercules, the boy Hercules is...
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Swiss Antique 18th Century and Earlier Boxes

Materials

Gold, Enamel

George II English Gold Mounted Rococo Hardstone Snuff Box, London, circa 1740
Located in London, GB
This important George II English Rococo gold mounted hardstone standing snuff box was almost certainly made in London, circa 1740. This extremely rare standing Snuff Box is modelled ...
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European Rococo Antique 18th Century and Earlier Boxes

Materials

Gold

George II English Gold Mounted Hardstone Snuff Box Made in London, circa 1750
Located in London, GB
This important George II Goldmounted English Hardstone Snuff Box, most probably for a Lady, was made almost certainly in London, circa 1750. This exceptional piece is inset, on the c...
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European George II Antique 18th Century and Earlier Boxes

Materials

Gold

18th Century English Walnut Bible Box with Bird Motif
Located in Atlanta, GA
18th century English walnut bible box with bird motif.
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English Antique 18th Century and Earlier Boxes

Materials

Wood, Walnut

18th Century French Oak Strong Box
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Spectacular weathered wooden box with its wrought iron details and working lock. France, 18th century. Key of later date. For its high age in a good condition.   
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French Primitive Antique 18th Century and Earlier Boxes

Materials

Iron

18th Century French Saint Cloud Porcelain Pots in the Form of Artichokes
Located in Fort Lauderdale, FL
A near pair of soft-paste porcelain pots de crème, made by the French porcelain factory Saint-Cloud circa 1730-1740. Saint-Cloud’s pure white porcelain valued the quality and beau...
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French Rococo Antique 18th Century and Earlier Boxes

Materials

Porcelain

18th Century Brass and Lacquered Teak Decorative Indian Dowry Box
Located in Middleburg, VA
This beautiful 18th century "marriage" dowry box is an exquisite example of Indian craftsmanship. Made of teak with decorative brass on a patinated red lacquered surface with intrica...
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Indian Antique 18th Century and Earlier Boxes

Materials

Brass

18th Century Spanish Gothic Repousse Silver and Gilt Copper Bombe Treasure Chest
Located in Dallas, TX
This elegant antique chest was crafted in Spain circa 1780. Bombe in shape and built of wood with copper, the trunk with bronze side handles, is decorated with repousse motifs throug...
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Spanish Gothic Antique 18th Century and Earlier Boxes

Materials

Copper

Admiral Horatio Nelson Authentic Antique Lock of Hair, 19th Century
Located in Bristol, GB
An authentic lock of Admiral Horatio Nelson's hair presented in a circular agate box decorated with a gold band Admiral Lord Horatio Nelson (1758-1805) was a British naval office...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Boxes

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Agate, Other

Chinese Winged Lion Reticulated Cloisonné Qing Dynasty Incense Burner 18th Cen
Located in London, GB
An important Chinese square shaped Cloisonné Qing Dynasty incense burner, depicated with lion handles and gold gilt lion as on the lid. Reticulated gilt border scroll work with heavy...
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Chinese Chinese Export Antique 18th Century and Earlier Boxes

Materials

Bronze

Small Round Swedish Original Painted Folk Art Box Dated 1792
Located in Haddonfield, NJ
A small Swedish 18th century Folk Art box with original paint. The box is most likely used to keep jewelry and other precious items. Box is carved with inscription "ANNO 1792 DEN 27...
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Swedish Folk Art Antique 18th Century and Earlier Boxes

Materials

Wood

King Charles I Antique 17th Century Locks of Hair from His Execution
Located in Bristol, GB
King Charles I (1600-1649) took to the English throne in 1625. An unpopular monarch with a tyrannical bent, he soon turned the powerful institutions of government against himself. Hi...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Boxes

Materials

Other

18th Century Swedish Cheese Mold, Dated 1785
Located in Haddonfield, NJ
A Swedish Folk Art mold with the owner initials KSD, hearts and age of 1785 carved in the wood. This form has most probably been a wedding present for a girl getting married, traditi...
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Swedish Folk Art Antique 18th Century and Earlier Boxes

Materials

Birch

17th Century Red and Black Spanish “Armada” Style Iron Strong Box
Located in Middleburg, VA
17th century Spanish “Armada” style iron strong box or treasure chest. This piece will make a terrific addition to your interior design project and you will have so much fun showing ...
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Spanish Spanish Colonial Antique 18th Century and Earlier Boxes

Materials

Iron

Admiral Horatio Lord Nelson's 18th Century Tortoiseshell Snuff Box
Located in Bristol, GB
- A hugely rare and intimate piece of British history: Admiral Horatio Lord Nelson's snuff box - Admiral Horatio Lord Nelson (1758–1805) is one of the most celebrated figures in Bri...
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European Rococo Antique 18th Century and Earlier Boxes

Materials

Tortoise Shell

18th Century English Agate Snuff Box
Located in New Orleans, LA
Trimmed in elegant yellow gold is this polished English agate snuff box. Distinguished by the dynamic patterning of the agate, the exquisite vessel is the finely chiseled 10-Karat go...
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English Other Antique 18th Century and Earlier Boxes

Materials

Agate, Gold

Spanish Leather-Wrapped Coffer with Nail Head Decor Trimmings
Located in Atlanta, GA
A Spanish coffer wrapped in leather and adorn with studs from the turn of the 18th and 19th century. This antique Spanish coffer, with it's rectangular-shaped body and slightly domed...
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Spanish Antique 18th Century and Earlier Boxes

Materials

Leather, Wood

Pug Bonbonniere Enamel on Copper, Rare Battersea Bilston, England,18th Century
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Rare 18th century Pug bonbonniere. Probably Bilston Battersea enamel on copper with a hinged cover. The pug is painted black with a bright pink tongue. The cover depicts a woman in a...
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English Georgian Antique 18th Century and Earlier Boxes

Materials

Brass, Copper, Enamel

18th Century George III Knife Boxes
Located in La Plata, MD
This is a one of a kind pair of 18th century English knife boxes both are fitted with sterling silver hardware. Resting on top of sterling silver claw on ball feet, silver pulls and ...
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British George III Antique 18th Century and Earlier Boxes

Materials

Mahogany

Rare, Antique, French, Chocolate Marble Box
Located in Newport Beach, CA
Elegant, bow front, lift top, hand carved marble box with two, round compartments. The sinuous base is mirrored in the stepped, overhanging top which is surmounted by a relief carved...
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French Antique 18th Century and Earlier Boxes

Materials

Marble

American Sconce Reflector Converted to Butterfly Case, circa 1710
Located in Stamford, CT
Rare William & Mary/Queen Anne style sconce reflector in walnut with pine secondary wood, circa 1710s. The original glass and backboards were converted and adaptively reused to a but...
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American Queen Anne Antique 18th Century and Earlier Boxes

Materials

Walnut, Pine

Antique George I Sterling Silver Tobacco Box
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
An exceptional antique early Georgian English sterling silver tobacco box; an addition to our smoking related silverware collection This dine antique George I sterling silver toba...
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English Georgian Antique 18th Century and Earlier Boxes

Materials

Sterling Silver, Silver

1781 Antique Georgian Sterling Silver and Hardstone Box
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Georgian English sterling silver and hardstone box; an addition to our diverse silver boxes collection. This antique George III sterlin...
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British George III Antique 18th Century and Earlier Boxes

Materials

Silver, Sterling Silver

Painted Wood and Iron Magazine Racks, 20th Century
Located in London, GB
Sturdy magazine or other storage rack made from iron railings and reclaimed teak with turned ball feet. There are some scratches and weathering to the wood, and some surface rust to ...
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European Antique 18th Century and Earlier Boxes

Materials

Wood

English 18th Century Gold-Mounted Agate Snuff-Box
Located in Paris, FR
Agate box or snuff-box in of circular form with gently bombé sides, the gold mounted lid is chased with scrollwork. Probably Georges II period. Unmarked gold. Some usual wear, 18th...
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English George II Antique 18th Century and Earlier Boxes

Materials

Agate, Gold

George III Letter or Document Box
Located in Woodbury, CT
Straight front with concave corners. Mahogany solids and veneers. 12 compartmentalized sections but missing 5 of the light wood separators. Minor chips to the satinwood thin moldings...
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British George III Antique 18th Century and Earlier Boxes

Materials

Mahogany

18th Century Gold and Enamel Case, Hanau
Located in Paris, FR
An gold and oblong shape features rounded ends snuff-box. The hinged lid, the base and the four panels of the side are decorated with a guilloche pattern with parallel stripes and do...
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German Antique 18th Century and Earlier Boxes

Materials

Gold, Enamel

Antique Tea Box, English, Oak, Iron, Connoisseur Caddy, Case, Georgian
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is a superb antique tea box. An English, oak and iron-bound connoisseur caddy or case, dating to the Georgian period, circa 1800. Store you treasured blends within this delig...
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British Georgian Antique 18th Century and Earlier Boxes

Materials

Oak

German Amethyst Snuff Box
Located in New Orleans, LA
A luxurious example of German craftsmanship, this diminutive snuff box is crafted from amethyst elegantly mounted in gold. Due to the rarity of amethyst in the 18th and 19th centurie...
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German Neoclassical Antique 18th Century and Earlier Boxes

Materials

Amethyst, Multi-gemstone

Small 18th Century Swedish Folk Art Bentwood Box
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Beautiful Swedish bentwood box that once was used for storage. Real rare piece. Sweden, circa 1750. Weathered and small losses.
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Swedish Folk Art Antique 18th Century and Earlier Boxes

Materials

Wood

18th Century Butter "Church" Box Carved with Unique Patterned Imprints, 1788
Located in New York, NY
18th century Swedish butter "Church" Box carved with multiple unique patterned imprints, origin: Sweden, initial and dated: AGS / Anno 1788; fully disassemble like a puzzle As a ru...
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Swedish Folk Art Antique 18th Century and Earlier Boxes

Materials

Wood

Norwegian Baroque Box, Carved Mythical Creatures + Figurative Scenes, Circa 1740
Located in New York, NY
Very special Baroque box with carved decorations of mythical creatures and figurative scenes Carved monogrammed initials "HPP" + Family Crest, origin: Gudbrandsdal, Norway, circa 174...
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Norwegian Baroque Antique 18th Century and Earlier Boxes

Materials

Softwood

18th Century Swedish Folk Art Painted Bentwood Box
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Beautiful and rare Folk Art painted bentwood box, that was once used for storage. Stunning traces of color, Sweden, circa 1750. Weathered.   
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Swedish Folk Art Antique 18th Century and Earlier Boxes

Materials

Bentwood

English Georgian Period Yew Wood Octagonal Tea Caddy with Fan and Column Inlays
Located in Wells, ME
English Georgian 18th century yew wood octagonal tea caddy inlaid with fan and column motifs in satinwood, sycamore and boxwood. Multiple lines of stringing in satinwood, boxood and ...
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English George III Antique 18th Century and Earlier Boxes

Materials

Yew

English Georgian Yew Wood Octagonal Tea Caddy with Oval Inlays on Five Sides
Located in Wells, ME
English Georgian Period yew wood octagonal tea caddy with oval inlays on five sides. The ovals are incased by a line inlay made up of tiny squares of sycamore, satinwood and rosewood...
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English George III Antique 18th Century and Earlier Boxes

Materials

Yew

Early 17th Century Steel Mounted Strong Box Table Cabinet
Located in Lymington, GB
A steel-mounted strong box table cabinet, circa 1600. Continental, probably French. An ornately engraved antique steel-bound rectangular strong box, with front opening doors reveali...
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French Antique 18th Century and Earlier Boxes

Materials

Leather

18th Century Italian Wrought Iron Studded Antique Safe Cigar Humidor Bar Cabinet
Located in Carimate, Como
Northern Italian antique safe with typical hobnails and great 'burin' incision decors, a typical handmade technique of 'dots' engraving process typical from the period. This beautifu...
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Italian Industrial Antique 18th Century and Earlier Boxes

Materials

Metal, Wrought Iron

German Porcelain Snuff Box
Located in New Orleans, LA
This important German porcelain snuff box exhibits delightful artistry and craftsmanship. Hand painted classical tableau celebrating the exalted disciplines of art, architecture, mus...
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German Neoclassical Antique 18th Century and Earlier Boxes

Materials

Porcelain

Japanese Lacquered Set of Boxes Tebako
Located in Atlanta, GA
An antique set of Japanese tebako (hand box) with maki-e lacquer design circa 18th century Edo period. Tebako was known as hand box, which often consists of many individual sub-boxes...
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Japanese Japonisme Antique 18th Century and Earlier Boxes

Materials

Bronze

English 18th Century George II Style Apprentice Chest
Located in Baton Rouge, LA
A lovely, English apprentice chest from the 18th century, circa 1780. This wonderful work is that of an apprentice that studied under a woodworker. In order to work for the woodworke...
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English George II Antique 18th Century and Earlier Boxes

Materials

Oak

Bohemian Late 17th Century Walnut and Fruitwood Folding Games Board
Located in Godalming, GB
Attributed to Johann Karl Haberstumpf (active 1691-1724). An important relief carved walnut and fruitwood inlaid and partially stained folding games board, the front finely carved wi...
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Hungarian Antique 18th Century and Earlier Boxes

Materials

Walnut

Pair of Slant Front Knife Boxes in the Manner of George Hepplewhite
Located in Stamford, CT
Mahogany slant front knife box in the manner of George Hepplewhite with silver mounts and complete interiors, circa 1790s. The boxes also feature mahogany veneer throughout along wit...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Boxes

Materials

Silver

Meissen Snuff Box with Fishing Scenes, Interior with Lion & Children, circa 1755
Located in Geelong, Victoria
Meissen snuff box of rectangular form, finely painted with fishing scenes to all surfaces, set within flower moulded borders, the inside lid with a delightful scene of a lion and chi...
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German Rococo Antique 18th Century and Earlier Boxes

Materials

Porcelain

Rare English Enamel Writing Slope/ Box, Landscapes and Scrollwork, circa 1780
Located in Geelong, Victoria
English enamel writing box, modelled after a writing slope, with hinged flap and inset sander and inkwell, the top decorated with a large landscape panel within rococo scroll frame, ...
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English Rococo Antique 18th Century and Earlier Boxes

Materials

Enamel

Frankenthal Tea Canister and Cover, Country Scenes in Purple, circa 1765
Located in Geelong, Victoria
Rare Frankenthal tea canister and cover, painted to either side with superbly detailed European landscapes in purple, within asymmetric Rococo scroll panels in gold, the ground with ...
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German Rococo Antique 18th Century and Earlier Boxes

Materials

Porcelain

English Enamel Snuff Box, Blue with Flower Panel, circa 1780
Located in Geelong, Victoria
English enamel box of rectangular form, painted with white/gilt squares on a deep sapphire blue ground, the center with a panel of flowers set within a white Rococo scroll panel, ci...
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English Rococo Antique 18th Century and Earlier Boxes

Materials

Enamel

Box Tobacco 17 Century Friesland Baroque Birch Sliding Lid Love Heart Horse Lady
Located in Eversholt, Bedfordshire
This romantic and charming box has characteristic carving from the area. With chip-carved geometric decoration to the sliding lid and sides, carved with a horse, two hearts and a...
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Dutch Baroque Antique 18th Century and Earlier Boxes

Materials

Birch

Model Chest of Drawers F. Cuvillies, Hofwerkstätte Jacob Gerstens 1750, Munich
Located in Epfach, DE
Special and rare model commode Munich circa 1740, based on a design by Francoise de Cucillies, Executed by the Munich court workshop Jacob Gerstens original frame, gilding and cond...
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German Rococo Antique 18th Century and Earlier Boxes

Materials

Wood