A great automated English silver cigar box, dated London 1913, by maker Stuart Dawson & Co Ltd. By pulling the upper part of the central handle the lids move upwards to reveal the two cedar wood interior compartments. Also the box can be carried by once again using the central handle but by supporting the lower bar in the centre (as seen on images).
Box height: 8cm
Full height to top of handle: 16cm
19th Century Boxwood and Ebonized Base Tea Caddy, English, circa 1820
19th century boxwood and ebonized base tea caddy in the form of a flower with a dome glass panel which holds a small bouquet of dried flowers. The interior is all original with remnants of a lead lining date circa 1820.
H 6 in. x W 4 in. x D 4 in.
H 15.24 cm x W 10.16 cm x D 10.16 cm