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A Verdura aventurtine quartz, pearl, and diamond box. Split pearls hang from golden branches on the cover of the box. A splash of diamonds is hidden inside with an inscription from Paul Mellon wishing wife, Bunny Mellon, a happy anniversary in (=)

FROM THE ESTATE OF BROOKE ASTOR: A RARE PAIR OF CANTON TRIBUTE EMBELLISHED SILVER-GILT JADEITE BOXES, QING DYNASTY, QIANLONG PERIOD the silver-gilt boxes of octagonal form, each set with a conforming jadeite plaque framed by studded borders of split seed pearl and red glass backed by foil, the bases chased with precious objects and bags framed by concentric borders of European-style 'rococo' scrolls and lappets.

Rare pair of Tribute Canton embellished vermeil jadéite boxes, dynasty Qing, Qianlong period

A rare Fabergé jewelled three-colour gold cigarette case, workmaster August Hollming, St Petersburg, 1899-1908. Photo: Sotheby's

Fabergé Imperial Presentation jewelled two-colour gold and enamel box, workmaster Michael Perchin, St Petersburg, circa 1896

Mughal gem set box in nephrite jade, rubies and emeralds. India

Trinket box - Mughal gem set box in nephrite jade, rubies and emeralds from India.

Medieval box for books. Belonged to Anne Boleyn's.  I WANT THIS!!!

Manuscript Case Date: first half century Culture: French Medium: Tortoise Shell and ivory Dimensions: Overall: 4 x 3 x 1 in. x x cm) Classification: Ivories Accession Number: The Metropolitan Museum of Art - Manuscript Case

An 18k Gold Cigarette Case, by Verdura, circa 1960

An 18k Gold Cigarette Case, by Verdura, circa 1960

Snuff box made for King Frederick the Great of Prussia, c.1770-75. Diamonds: A Jubilee Celebration. The Royal Collection © 2011, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

Table Snuff Box of Frederick the Great of Prussia. Royal Collection © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

EMERALD INTAGLIO RING.  The rectangular emerald intaglio carved with an inscription borderd by decorative elements, measuring approximately 20.0 by 17.0 by 3.4 mm., within a silver and gold mounting engraved with flowers and scrolls, mounting probably Chinese, 19th Century

The rectangular emerald intaglio carved with an inscription borderd by decorative elements, measuring approximately by by mm., within a silver and gold mounting engraved with flowers and scrolls, mounting Islamic, Century

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