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Lot86: A St James (Charles Gouyn) scent bottle

Description: In the form of a seated Dog with grey and white fur with gold and enamel collar bearing the legend L,amitte m’attache (friendship binds me) the base withn a spray of summer flowers Country: UK Height: 7cm Width: Lenght: Circa: 1755 Condition: small chip to base gold and enamel collar with small chip Additional […]

Lot179: A Bilston Enamel Patch Box “May Nature

Drag to rotate, or click the button to view in fullscreen Description: A Bilston enamel patch box with sides enamelled in a rich dark blue. The lid is decorated with the inscription “May Nature paint the Cheek and Virtue the Mind” framing a portrait of a lady. Country: Height: Width: Lenght: Circa: Condition: Additional pictures:

Lot178: A Bilston Enamel Patch Box “Summer”

Drag to rotate, or click the button to view in fullscreen Description: A rare Bilston enamel patch box with a white-ground base. The lid is decorated with a “Summer” scene of a young girl playing in a garden. 3.2cm Country: UK Height: 2.2cm Width: 3.2cm Lenght: 4.5cm Circa: 1780 Condition: Very Good Additional pictures:

Lot177: A Bilston Enamel Patch Box “Spring”

Drag to rotate, or click the button to view in fullscreen Description: A rare Bilston enamel patch box with a pale pink base, the lid decorated with a “Spring” scene depicting the herald of Spring in blues and pinks with a lush green grassy foreground. Country: UK Height: 2.3cm Width: 3.2cm Lenght: 4.6cm Circa: 1780 […]

Lot176: A Bilston Enamel Patch Box “Autumn”

Drag to rotate, or click the button to view in fullscreen Description: A rare Bilston enamel patch box with a pale blue base and lid decorated with an “Autumn” lake side scene of a lady in a boat holding a fishing net and landscape beyond. Country: UK Height: 2.4cm Width: 3.4cm Lenght: 4.7cm Circa: 1780 […]

Lot106: A Viennese Silver Enamelled Sleigh

Drag to rotate, or click the button to view in fullscreen Description: A Viennese silver enamelled sleigh depicting courting scenes on the interior and exterior. Impressed makers’ mark of Mark ‘LP’ Ludwig Politzer to the runner. Set on a yellow and cream background with oval cartouches to either side. Country: Austria Height: 9cm Width: 6cm […]

Lot108: a Viennese gem set Decorated Clock

Drag to rotate, or click the button to view in fullscreen Description: A 19th Century Continental emerald ruby seed pearl and eglomise decorated desk clock in the Moorish taste. The clock surmounts a carved camel adorned in a stone formal mount, being led by the young boy, the whole rising on an eglomise and lapis […]

Lot76: Gold and Agate Vinaigrette

Drag to rotate, or click the button to view in fullscreen Description: A grey agate vinaigrette, English, formed as a flower basket overlaid with gold cagework Country: UK Height: 3.5cm Width: Lenght: Circa: 1800 Condition: Fine Additional pictures:

Lot52: Tricolour Gold ‘Boite a Mouches’

Drag to rotate, or click the button to view in fullscreen Description: A Louis XV silver-mounted & tricolour gold inlaid red lacquer Boite a Mouches. The hinged lid depicts a bird and military trophy that when opened shows a mirror on the inside. The box contains two lidded compartments, an open well with cosmetic brush […]

Lot53: Seveeenthth century silver and enamel fruit knife

Drag to rotate, or click the button to view in fullscreen Description: Extremly rare silver and enamel fruit knife Dresden the sheaf mounted with pictorial medalians of Johan George Elector of Saxony against a light blue background the blade marked with arms of Dresden Height: Width: Lenght:13.5cm Circa: 1680 Condition: Good Country: Germany Additional pictures:

Lot54: 18th Century Pique Work Tortoiseshell Snuff Box

Drag to rotate, or click the button to view in fullscreen Description: An 18th Century Pique Work Toirtoiseshell circular snuff box. The box is inlaid with a decorative fish scale pattern covering the top and sides of the box. Height: Width:7.8cm Lenght: Circa: 1760 Condition: Fine Country: UK Additional pictures:

Lot62: Swiss Gold Musical Seal

Drag to rotate, or click the button to view in fullscreen Description: An early 19th Century Swiss crown shaped musical seal in full working order with finely engraved sides with Barillet movement, stack of 8 teeth engraved gold body, repousse crown. Engine-turned and engraved underside. Country: Switzerland Height: 2.5cm Width: Lenght: Circa: 1815 Condition: fine […]

Lot49: Shagreen Etui

Drag to rotate, or click the button to view in fullscreen Description: The mid Green ShagreennEtui silver mounted Fully fitted with large mother of pearl knife hall marked WF probably William Fordham scissors pencil etc Height: Width: Lenght: Circa: 1760 Condition: Good Country: UK Additional pictures:

Lot56: Shagreen & Gold Necessaire

Drag to rotate, or click the button to view in fullscreen Description: A Shagreen and Gold Necessaire, fully fitted with perfume bottles, scissors, tweezers, an ear spoon, knife and a pencil. Height:7.6cm Width:4.5cm Lenght:3.2cm Circa: 1770 Condition: Fine Country: UK Additional pictures:

Lot57: Russian Niello Snuff Box

Drag to rotate, or click the button to view in fullscreen Description: A Russian Silver & Niello Purse by Petr Abrosimov (Moscow 1896-1908). The box is in the form of a handbag with a curb link chain and shaped panels of scrolling foliage on one side and a view of a country house on the […]

Lot48: A gilt metal chatataline

Drag to rotate, or click the button to view in fullscreen Description: The fine etui suspended from the chatelaine clip with fully fitted contents including pen knife, folding scissors, snuff spoon etc Height: Width: Lenght:16cm Circa: 1760 Condition: Fine Country: UK Additional pictures:

Lot55: Pique necessaire

Drag to rotate, or click the button to view in fullscreen Description: An attractive late 18th century tortoiseshell etui of shaped outline inlaid with silver swags and vases of flowers. The interior with a fully fitted perfume etui Height:9cm Width:3cm Lenght: Circa: 1780 Condition: Good Country: UK Additional pictures:

Lot51: Shagreen & Silver Travelling Writing Set

Drag to rotate, or click the button to view in fullscreen Description: A Rare Silver mounted travelling writing set fitted with two ink bottles, pen nibs and a seal encased in a beautiful shagreen box. Height: Width: Lenght: Circa: 1760 Condition: Fine Country: UK Additional pictures:

Lot39: Bilston Pink Egg Bonbonniere

Drag to rotate, or click the button to view in fullscreen Description: A Pretty Bilston Egg Bonbonniere. The background is in pompadour pink with gilt scrolls framing summer flowers including a pink rose on the gilded lid. Height:3.5cm Width: Lenght: Circa: 1780 Condition: Fine Country: UK Additional pictures:

Lot41: A 19th Century Viennese Enamel Snuff Box

Drag to rotate, or click the button to view in fullscreen Description: A 19th Century rectangular vermeil snuff box. The lid is enamelled with a Mythological Scene of the Love of Apollo and the sides and insides are enamelled with further mythological scenes displaying lake landscapes Height:1.5cm Width:5cm Lenght:3cm Circa: 19th Century Condition: Fine Country: […]

Lot9:Perfume Bottle in the form of a dog

Drag to rotate, or click the button to view in fullscreen Description: A 19th Century (Probably) Meissan Perfume Bottle in the shape of a dog. The black and white spaniel stands on his hind legs, with front paws bent down and the head which forms the bottle stopper, raised and looking at the viewer. The […]

Lot42: Viennese Enamel Snuff Box

Drag to rotate, or click the button to view in fullscreen Description: A Viennese Enamel Snuff Box depicting a rural scene of a courting couple surrounded by a variety of grazing goats and sheep. The base is lavishly painted with masks and swags of flowers Height:3cm Width:5.5cm Lenght: Circa: 1880 Condition: Fine Country: Austria Additional […]

Lot43: An Austrian Silver & Enamel Rectangular Box

Drag to rotate, or click the button to view in fullscreen Description: An Austrian Silver and enamel rectangular box, maker’s mark ‘R-S’, Vienna 1872-1922 .900 standard. The cover is painted with the Mythological scene of Venus disarming Cupid. The box has a silver gilt shaped thumbpiece with a white base in the form of an […]

Lot45: A Pulfrey Gold Mounted Micro mosaic snuff box

Drag to rotate, or click the button to view in fullscreen Description: A rare perhaps Swedish gold mounted porphyry snuff box or rounded rectangular form the top with a gold mounted micro mosaic panel of plineys doves c1810 probable the work of Raffaelli, Giacomo The doves appear frequently as the subject of micro mosaics. The […]

Lot10:

Drag to rotate, or click the button to view in fullscreen Description: Classical urn form Bottle with 18ct Gold Mounts pireced mounts to the base the top mounts heavily engraved on a raised circular foot with gold toped cork stopper marked with eagle control mark Height:9cm width: Lenght: Circa: 1790 Condition: Fine Country: France Additional […]

Lot1: French Enamel Perfume Bottle

Drag to rotate, or click the button to view in fullscreen Description: Silver mounted painted with a young girl being cuddled by a fairy Dimensions: Height: 5.5cm Width: 1.5cm Length: 1.5cm Circa: 1870 Condition: Country: France *Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be […]