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GEORGIAN TOBACCO / PIPE BOX, with CLAY PIPE

England, Late 18th Century

 

 

 

The elongated rectangular three-lidded brass tobacco and pipe box with early clay sailor's pipe, the hinged center lid engraved with a fully rigged ship, one hinged end opening to reveal a slotted pipe compartment with pipe, the other hinged end for matches, with interior striking rasp, the ends and verso with floral engraving

 

(Identification and dating courtesy of Captain Scott Bailey, US Navy Retired)

 

Please see the illustration below from Schiffer, The Brass Book, p.110, "Boxes : English Tobacco"

 

Condition : Excellent with tight hinges; some rubbing to end panel engravings

 

6" Long x 2.25" Wide x 1.25" High  / The Pipe 5" Long / The Box 6.5 oz.

 

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#6388

 

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The Brass Book, Schiffer, p. 110, Boxes : English Tobacco :

 

 

 

 

Also See :

 

 

George III Brass Tobacco Box & Pipe Carrier
England c1790, with three compartments

Engraved with N Hunt, Dover, and a Beadle (after Mr. Bumble, "Oliver Twist")

 

 

18th Century Dutch Pierced & Engraved Tobacco Box

North Holland, c1740-1770

The cover with figural roundels representing Fortune, Love, Hope and Faith

 

For our silver snuff boxes, please see :

http://www.mfordcreech.com/silver.html#SILVER_BOXES

 

 

 


  

 

Also See :

 

 

Little Boxes, Little Boxes...    

On a Tabletop...    

None the Same!     

 

 

 

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18th Century Georgian Brass Tobacco / Pipe Box, Fitted with Early Clay Pipe, engraved with fully ribbed ship