3.5 inches tall. 3.5 inches diameter. 278 grams.
Owned by Elbert H. Gary ( founder and first CEO of U.S. Steel Corp. )
Hello! I am an account manager at Mearto and I've been trying to get in touch because we have an auction house partner that may be interested in taking your gold Tiffany boxes on consignment. Can you please get in touch with me at your earliest convenience? My email address is: [email protected] Thank you! Best regards, Lindsey Bourret
Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry.
What a very nice vanity gold box or cylindrical snuff box. I am quite sure that it will catch the eyes of many collectors should it be put up for sale. These small boxes are collectors item and a sought after. The fact that it is made by Tiffany and the material is gold makes it even more of a collectors item. And also the weight (278 grams of 18 kt gold) and the pureness of the gold adds to the value of the little box.
The provenance of the pill box is interesting however probably mainly to the American collector. Nevertheless it is always important when you can trace an items history.
The estimate provided is for a well-advertised specialised objects of vertue auction, where I believe the Tifafny pill box has the best chance of realising its fullest potential.
Please let me know if you have any additional questions. I’m happy to help.