No doubt not to everyone’s taste but this Russian, silver-gilt stamp box is certainly arresting. It is lot 1519 in John Nicholson’s auction on 21 February 2019.
Fieldings Auctioneers sale on 1st December 2018 has five lots which include stamp boxes. The illustration is Lot 224, a really classic stamp box design.
Details here: fieldings
It’s because Mauchline ware and Tartan ware feature heavily and at least 9 mixed lots include a stamp box. Our illustration is from Lot 117 which comprises 6 Tartan ware items. The catalogue may be viewed from here.
Here’s something you may have missed: this fabulous Tiffany box was sold last December by Sotheby’s New York for $47,500 (against an estimate of $20,000 – $30,000). For more photographs, provenance, and lots of information on Tiffany, do see the catalogue on their website: Sotheby’s.
This is one of seventeen lots of stamp boxes in the upcoming Woolley & Wallis auction on 25 April 2017. They are part of The Arthur Holder Collection, the first part of which was offered in their auction last October. We reported it here on 27 September 2016.
The current catalogue is available on-line here.
This silver and enamel stamp box was made by Mordan & Co and hallmarked for London 1891. It was sold on eBay on 2 April 2017 following an exciting auction. The vendor listed it with the minimum starting price of 99p. Bids followed quickly and were into three figures by the end of the first day. As the auction approached its close, bidding stood at £1,400. A flurry of bids in the closing minute took it to its final price of £2,662.
The top one is currently for sale on the eBay auction site where it can be found by searching the item number 272563405451. Bidding has already started at $1,250 (over £1,000).
The one below resides in the Philadelphia Museum of Art. It can be seen on their website here. Do follow the link because there are other images as well as information about the box on that page.