Lot137: Single Flirting Mirror Posy Holder

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With an ormolu bowl and mother of pearl handle, the centre of the bowl a single flirting mirror.

Country: France
Height: 14cm
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Circa: 1850
Condition: Good

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Lot86: A St James (Charles Gouyn) scent bottle

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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
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Circa: 1755
Condition: small chip to base gold and enamel collar with small chip

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Lot180: A Bilston Enamel Patch Box

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Lot179: A Bilston Enamel Patch Box “May Nature

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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.

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Lot178: A Bilston Enamel Patch Box “Summer”

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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

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Lot177: A Bilston Enamel Patch Box “Spring”

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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
Condition: Very Good

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Lot176: A Bilston Enamel Patch Box “Autumn”

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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
Condition: Very Good

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Lot175: A Bilston Enamel Patch Box “A Lover’s Gift”

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Description:
A pretty Bilston patch box with a steel mirror inside in very good condition. The lid is decorated with a rich blue oval ground and white bird on a vase with floral sprays and the inscription “A Lover’s Gift” in gold.

Country: UK
Height: 2.3cm
Width: 4cm
Lenght: 3.5cm
Circa: 1780
Condition: Very Good

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Lot106: A Viennese Silver Enamelled Sleigh

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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
Lenght: 17cm
Circa: 1880
Condition: Fine

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Lot40: Bonbonniere in the form of a Lemon

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A fine lemon coloured box in the form of a miniature lemon.
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Circa: 1770
Condition: Fine
Country: UK

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Lot68

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Lot108: a Viennese gem set Decorated Clock

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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 decorated base.
Country: Austria
Height: 14cm
Width: 10cm
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Circa: 1860
Condition: fine

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Lot83

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Lot84

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Lot81

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Lot82

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Lot76: Gold and Agate Vinaigrette

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A grey agate vinaigrette, English, formed as a flower basket overlaid with gold cagework

Country: UK
Height: 3.5cm
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Circa: 1800
Condition: Fine

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Lot107

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Lot69

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Lot105

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Lot79

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Lot77

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Lot114

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Lot65

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Lot56: Shagreen & Gold Necessaire

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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

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Lot55: Pique necessaire

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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
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Circa: 1780
Condition: Good
Country: UK

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Lot52: Tricolour Gold ‘Boite a Mouches’

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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 and the sides and bottom are unembellished, showing off the lacquer.

Height:0.75cm
Width:2.25cm
Lenght:1.75cm
Circa: 1760
Condition: Good with two small hair cracks in the lacquer
Country: France

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Lot47: 18th Century French Gold Mounted Scent Bottle

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An 18th Century French gold-mounted scent bottle with pierced and engraved mounts. The hinged gold cap is set with pearls and garnets.

Height:11cm
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Circa: 1790
Condition: Fine
Country: France

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Lot50: A Chelsea Porcelain Seal Formed as a Parrot

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A Chelsea Porcelain Seal, shaped in the form of a Green Parrot on a white base with silver mounting and a Carnelian intaglio.

Height:2.3cm
Width:1.5cm
Lenght:1cm
Circa: 1755
Condition: Fine
Country: UK

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Lot62: Swiss Gold Musical Seal

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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
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Circa: 1815
Condition: fine

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Lot48: A gilt metal chatataline

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The fine etui suspended from the chatelaine clip with fully fitted contents including pen knife, folding scissors, snuff spoon etc

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Lenght:16cm
Circa: 1760
Condition: Fine
Country: UK

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Lot59

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Lot54: 18th Century Pique Work Tortoiseshell Snuff Box

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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.

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Width:7.8cm
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Circa: 1760
Condition: Fine
Country: UK

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Lot64

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Lot53: Seveeenthth century silver and enamel fruit knife

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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

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Lenght:13.5cm
Circa: 1680
Condition: Good
Country: Germany

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Lot61

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Lot49: Shagreen Etui

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The mid Green ShagreennEtui silver mounted Fully fitted with large mother of pearl knife hall marked WF probably William Fordham scissors pencil etc

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Circa: 1760
Condition: Good
Country: UK

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Lot58

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Lot57: Russian Niello Snuff Box

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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 other side. The box is lined with original red watered silk concertina lining.

Height:8cm
Width:11cm
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Circa: 1896-1908
Condition: Fine
Country: Russia

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Lot51: Shagreen & Silver Travelling Writing Set

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A Rare Silver mounted travelling writing set fitted with two ink bottles, pen nibs and a seal encased in a beautiful shagreen box.

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Circa: 1760
Condition: Fine
Country: UK

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Lot9:Perfume Bottle in the form of a dog

Spaniel dog perfume
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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 fine feathering of black paint adorns the body of the dog with gild decoration on the base.

Lenght: 7.5cm
Circa: 1810
Condition:
small chip on rt ear
Country: Germany

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Lot41: A 19th Century Viennese Enamel Snuff Box

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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: Austria

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Lot42: Viennese Enamel Snuff Box

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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
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Circa: 1880
Condition: Fine
Country: Austria

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Lot45: A Pulfrey Gold Mounted Micro mosaic snuff box

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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 image comes from a Roman floor mosaic discovered in 1737 at Hadrian’s Villa in Tivoli, which in turn is believed to be a copy of a lost ancient Greek mosaic at Pergamon. These boxes are usually Italian this one possible a special commission

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Width:5.2cm
Lenght:8cm
Circa: 1810
Condition: Good
Country: Italy

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Lot43: An Austrian Silver & Enamel Rectangular Box

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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 envelope and the interior in silver gilt.

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Circa: 1872-1922
Condition: Fine
Country: Austria

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Lot39: Bilston Pink Egg Bonbonniere

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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
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Circa: 1780
Condition: Fine
Country: UK

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Lot38: Bilston Pictorial Nutmeg grater

nutmeg grater
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Circa: 1780
Condition: Good
Country: UK

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Lot10:

Rock Crystal Perfume Bottle
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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
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Circa: 1790
Condition: Fine
Country: France

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Lot63: Yellow gold skeletonized quarter repeating erotic automation watch

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UNSIGNED SKELETON POCKET WATCH WITH QUARTER-REPEATER AND TWO STRIKING JACKS AND AN AUTOMATON SCENE; 18K YELLOW GOLD AND MULTICOLOURED GOLD. 18K yellow gold, open-face, key-winding, round-shaped, pocket watch, with one horological complication: quarter-repeater on two steel gongs (activated by depressing the pendant) The chiselled varicoloured gold scene shows two Jacquemarts (Jacks), “Les Bons Sauvages”, striking the elapsed time (the woman, on the left, strikes the hours and the first shot of the quarters while the man, on the right, strikes the second shot of the quarters, and, below, a goat moves its mouth; all animated by the repeating mechanism under the scene set at six o’clock, there is a second concealed automaton erotic scene (discovered and activated by the push-piece at 6 o’clock) showing a couple in erotic position
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Height: 2cm
Width: 4.5cm
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Circa: 1810
Country: Switzerland
Condition: fine

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