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The web shop window: marriage casket

24 August 2020

Thousands of items are available to buy from dealers online. Here we pick out one that caught our eye this week.

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A tale of Hoffmann

23 December 2019

In 1906, three years after he had founded the Wiener Werkstätte with Koloman Moser, the multi-talented Austrian Josef Hoffmann designed a silver casket.

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Box clever: Five boxes coming up at auction this month

16 November 2018

Whether you are a collector of silver boxes or cigarette cases, a variety of shapes and sizes are on offer at auction. Here is a selection coming up at auction next week.

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Boulled over at £88,000

20 May 2013

Possibly dating from the reign of Louis XIV, this fine boulle casket and stand was among an assortment of jewellery, silver, furniture and pictures at Thomas R. Callan’s sale in Ayr, south west Scotland.

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The Captain’s prize spice box makes £10,500

21 March 2013

Family tradition had it that this Mughal silver spice box was looted during the siege of Delhi in September 1857.

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Sassoon's treasure chest makes £37,000 in Edinburgh

16 March 2009

THIS iron casket with gold and silver damascening decoration provided the high point of the sale conducted by Shapes of Edinburgh on March 7, selling at £37,000.