The Tudor Sale: The Private Collection of Harry Makepeace

October 27November 01, 2018
Auction begins to close at 2:00 pm ET

Online Auction
LOT 149

Lot 149

Dutch Brass Oval Tobacco Box, 18th century

Dutch Brass Oval Tobacco Box, 18th century
Lot 149 Details
Dutch Brass Oval Tobacco Box, 18th century

both top and bottom with engraved scenes including figures, titled ‘Zee Man / Land Man’ (Sea Man / Country Man) respectively
diameter 4.5" — 11.4 cm.

Estimate $100-$150

Realised: $330
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

Additional Images
Dutch Brass Oval Tobacco Box, 18th century
  • Dutch Brass Oval Tobacco Box, 18th century

See Schiffer, The Brass Book, pages 117 and 118 for similar examples.


For condition information please contact the specialist.

LOT 149

About Condition Ratings

  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

Note: Condition ratings and condition details are the subjective opinions of our specialists and should be used as a guide only. Waddington’s uses due care when preparing condition details, however, our staff are not professional restorers or conservators. Condition details and reports are not warranties and each lot is sold “as is” in accordance with the buyer’s terms and conditions of sale. In all cases the prospective purchaser is responsible for inspecting the property themselves prior to placing a bid.