left: A finely detailed carved wooden pipe tamper in the form of a hound retrieving a hare. Good patination. Height 3 1/2 inches. Date circa 1820.


right: an elegant and unusually large wooden shoe snuff holder with sliding lid. Nicely decorated all over with brass pins and a pewter (vacant) panel on the lid. In immaculate condition, circa 1860.
Overall length 5 1/2 inches.

Price: 495

right: 'Pen-and-Ink' Mauchlineware snuff boxes with Laurencekirk hinges.

The small top one with the two donkeys bears the inscription "When shall we three meet again".

The cockerill on the bottom one is asking: "does your Mother Know you're out"

left: an unusual 19th century tortoiseshell snuff box with inset sulphide. Diameter 2 inches (5cm). There is some damage to the inner tortoiseshell rim.
Price: 275


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