A very finely carved Chinese export tortoiseshell snuff box of convex form made to fit comfortably in a gentleman’s pocket. Richly detailed on every surface with Chinese figures in lush, exotic landscapes, carved in deep relief. The interior hinge engraved, “Lt. General Mawby”. Measuring 1″ tall x 3 1/2″ x 2 3/4″. Second quarter of the 19th century.
Seton Armorial Side Table
A very handsome and useful mahogany side table with bamboo style legs and stretcher, incorporating a beautiful Chinese export orange Fitzhugh armorial mazzarene (or strainer) as a top. The porcelain bears the arms of Seton, is in very good condition with the exception of a professionally restored chip to the edge and dates to Circa 1800-1820, the stand of recent manufacture.