Assorted grouping of snuff and tobacco boxes including: one (1) floral engraved bone snuff box, the underside of the lid with a stamped wood attachment and enclosed note reading "Found on battlefield at Verdoun(sic), Nov. 27 1916 by Priv. Wm. Burnes, American Ambulance Corps; one (1) unusual multi-compartment burl wood tobacco or snuff box; one (1) silver spice tower in the form of a windmill (unmarked but tests .800); one (1) Durie Of Aberdeen pewter deer's foot snuff box or mull, stamped Durie to the underside of the lid; one (1) La Bretonne silver, enamel and wood inlaid snuff box with inlaid dog and ship scene; one (1) oval ebonized wood snuff box with silver inlaid escutcheon; one (1) rectangular brass inlaid wood snuff box; one (1) rectangular lacquer snuff box with Mother-of-Pearl inlay; one (1) rectangular silverplate snuff box with engraved dog decoration to the lid; and one (1) cartouche shaped silverplated snuff box. Ranging in size from 3 1/4" H to 3" H x 3 3/4" W. All late 19th/early 20th century. Provenance: Private Southern estate. CONDITION: All with overall general use wear. Burl box with a couple on minor losses to one side, Ebonized box with losses near escutcheon, brass inlaid box with loss to lid edge, denting to shaped s/p box.
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