Estimate: $300 - $600
A 19thC Eastern silver and gem set table snuff box, the hinged lid engraved and worked in relief with a pair of birds flanking their nest within a serpentine rectangular panel, lavishly highlighted with native mine cut rubies, emeralds and sapphires, further seed pearl highlights. 118gm. 82 x 62 x 18mm. Two gems absent. Note: No diamonds present.