Sold for £25
Ash dish mount somewhat loose, natural fissure to the stone; rectangular box with natural internal flaws to stone; etui with some small chips and abrasions; lacquered snuff box with crack to body; overall general rubbing and tarnish to metalware, some surface knocks, scratches, scuffs, etc
EARLY 20TH CENTURY BRASS MOUNTED AGATE ASH DISH,
of oval form with hoop handle and opposing cigarette rest, on three feet, 12cm wide, along with a brass and agate etui, a pill box, and a Victorian lacquered and mother of pearl snuff box (4)
Provenance: The William Mowat-Thomson Collection
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