Wearable antique silver containers:

Cardcases, patchboxes, toothpick boxes, hip flasks, match-strikers etc

Card cases, patch boxes, match strikers, scent bottles, hip flasks and the like

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A patent vesta case with chained wick-holder and patent closure by H.W.Dee, London 1872 initialled FJ and inscribed AC and also stamped 'JENNER & KNEWSTUB, 33 ST JAMES'S ST & 66 JERMYN ST' and elsewhere 'PATENT CLASP'.
Price: £550.00
2587
SN 5896 A heavy cased engine-turned cardcase with vacant cartouches by Joseph Willmore, Birmingham 1840.
Price: £495.00
5895
SN 6066 A cigar-case with leather lining by Edward Smith, Birmingham 1856.
Price: £475.00
6066
A small match-striker with cigar cutter and pricker London, 1862 by Benjamin Barling (retailed by Carlin of 189 Regent Street) crested with a running horse.
Price: £325.00
2963
A filigree counter box with enamel jack of clubs on green ground in lid unmarked circa 1790.
Price: £325.00
1708
A patch box with embossed image of Queen Anne, London circa 1720 by TK.
Price: £295.00
3520

:A small match-striker/ladies snuff by John Harris, London, 1853 engraved with ACP
beneath 2 crests, for PONSONBY and COOPER.
Price: £275.00

 Charles Frederick Ashley Cooper Ponsonby (1815-1896) succeeded as 2nd Baron De Mauley in 1855.

2531
A silver box containing four counters (used for Hoyle's method of scoring in Whist), by Joseph Taylor of Birmingham circa 1800.
Price: £265.00
4802
A patch box, the lid engraved with chequer board design, Birmingham 1814 by Cocks and Betteridge.
Price: £250.00
3530
A circular patchbox with chequerwork decoration by Joseph Taylor, Birmingham 1805 fully marked in both base and lid.
Price: £240.00
9350
A ribbed pillbox, by Matthew Linwood, Birmingham 1806.
Price: £225.00
4480
"A cast circular patchbox with German style engine-turned decoration circa 1750, with workman's mark in base
and 2 minute and illegible import marks on base and lid, initialled AH."
Price: £220.00
8620
An unmarked pair of silver patch-boxes, circa 1790, initialled {EH} and {JSH} and each engraved '1792' on the base.
Price: £195.00
4526
A small box of gothic design, London 1873 by Archibald John Douglas.
Price: £175.00
3593
A small match-striker box decorated in the Aesthetic manner by John Hayes Taylor, Chester 1883.
Price: £160.00
1882
A brightcut patchbox by Samuel Pemberton, Birmingham 1806.
Price: £155.00
2697
A circular filigree box with two compartments, perhaps for counters of different denominations, circa 1800 probably made in Birmingham.
Price: £150.00
4986
An engraved circular box entirely in the Dutch manner by Hilliard and Thomasson, Birmingham 1869 engraved '22 June 1869'.
Price: £145.00
9105
A 2-part German egg, geometrically engraved unmarked, circa 1740, probably German.
Price: £140.00
5866
A circular snuff or large patch box with tortoise-shell lid and base, both concave in shape, unmarked circa 1780, initialled SA.
Price: £125.00
3025
An Old Sheffield Plate patchbox with aventurine lid and engraved mother-of-pearl base engraved in Chinese style, circa 1760.
Price: £120.00
3668
A rounded rectangular vesta-case, plain but with shaped octagonal cartouches by William H. Sparrow, Birmingham 1909 .
Price: £75.00
5456
A reeded bodkin case by Samuel Pemberton, Birmingham circa 1790.
Price: £68.00
1131
A very small metal patchbox decorated with Prince-of-Wales feathers and, on the reverse, stamped 'Prince of Wales's Box', mid-19th century.
Price: £52.00
3155