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Lot 1: Enamel Opera Glasses

Enamel Opera Glasses
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Description:
Enamel opera glasses showing young woman and young boy fishing in landscape scene.
Dimensions:
Height: 2.6″
Width: 4.2″
Length:
Circa: 1890
Condition: In good condition, enamel without any signs of repair or damage. One of the eyepieces does not screw in and is held in place by a brass fitting.
Low Estimate: £300.00
High Estimate: £500.00

*Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. The Antique Enamel Company Auctions shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of ageing.

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Lot 6: Very Fine Boxed Opera Glasses

Very Fine Boxed Opera Glasses
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Description:
Very fine gilt and painted opera glasses, made by ‘G & C Dixey – opticians to the King’, in original fitted case.
Dimensions:
Height: 1.9″
Width: 4″
Length:
Circa: 1890
Condition: In very good working order, some small fading on two of the panels.
Low Estimate: £800.00
High Estimate: £1,200.00

*Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. The Antique Enamel Company Auctions shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of ageing.

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Lot 18: Letter Style Silver Vinaigrette by John Shaw

Letter Style Silver Vinaigrette by John Shaw
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Description:
Vinaigrette in the form of a letter by John Shaw, Birmingham.
Dimensions:
Height: 0.4″
Width: 1.2″
Length:
Circa: 1818
Condition: Excellent condition, no sign of damage or repair.
Low Estimate: £250.00
High Estimate: £400.00

*Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. The Antique Enamel Company Auctions shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of ageing.

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Lot 19: Letter Style Silver Vinaigrette, Matthew Linwood

Letter Style Silver Vinaigrette, Matthew Linwood
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Description:
Letter style vinaigrette by Matthew Linwood.
Dimensions:
Height: 0.4″
Width: 1.7″
Length:
Circa: 1816
Condition: Excellent condition, makers mark rubbed.
Low Estimate: £500.00
High Estimate: £700.00

*Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. The Antique Enamel Company Auctions shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of ageing.

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Lot 20: Silver Vinaigrette by Nathaniel Mills

Silver Vinaigrette by Nathaniel Mills
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Description:
Very fine vinaigrette showing Kenilworth Castle by Nathaniel Mills.
Dimensions:
Height: 0.3″
Width: 1.5″
Length:
Circa: 1837
Condition: Excellent condition, some very light wear to the engine turned base.
Low Estimate: £600.00
High Estimate: £900.00

*Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. The Antique Enamel Company Auctions shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of ageing.

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Lot 21: Silver Vinaigrette by Edward Edwards

Silver Vinaigrette by Edward Edwards
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Description:
Large book style vinaigrette by Edward Edwards.
Dimensions:
Height: 1.9″
Width: 1.2″
Length:
Circa: 1835
Condition: Excellent condition, no sign of damage or repair.
Low Estimate: £450.00
High Estimate: £600.00

*Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. The Antique Enamel Company Auctions shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of ageing.

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Lot 22: Purse Style Silver Vinaigrette by John Shaw

Purse Style Silver Vinaigrette by John Shaw
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Description:
Unusual gilt vinaigrette by John Shaw with base opening, Birmingham
Dimensions:
Height: 1″
Width: 1.5″
Length:
Circa: 1819
Condition: Excellent condition, no sign of damage or repair.
Low Estimate: £400.00
High Estimate: £600.00

*Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. The Antique Enamel Company Auctions shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of ageing.

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Lot 29: Gold Calendar Pencil

Gold Calendar Pencil
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Description:
Gold and enamel calendar pencil by Samson Mordan. 9k yellow gold calendar pencil.
Dimensions:
Height: 3.8″
Width: 0.25″
Length:
Circa: 1920
Condition: Very good condition, no loss to the enamel and pencil operates well.
Low Estimate: £400.00
High Estimate: £600.00

*Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. The Antique Enamel Company Auctions shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of ageing.

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Lot 34: Diamond Ring

Diamond Ring
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Description:
Diamond ring, set with a brilliant cut diamond, approximately 0.65cts, bordered by baguette and brilliant cut diamonds, remaining dimaond weight approximately 0.25cts, in 18k yellow gold mount, ring size
Dimensions:
Height:
Width: 0.85″
Length:
Circa:
Condition: In good condition.
Low Estimate: £1,000.00
High Estimate: £1,500.00

*Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. The Antique Enamel Company Auctions shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of ageing.

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Lot 36: Important Quarter Repeating Ring Watch

Important Quarter Repeating Ring Watch
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Description:
An extraordinary, half pearl and diamond-set quarter repeating ring watch with visible diamond-set balance – with original box Case: 18k pink gold, rectangular-shaped case with cut corners, the bezel set with half pearls, diamonds and gold pearls, slide for repeating mechanism, push back with apertures for winding and hand-set, reeded shank with triangular-shaped half pearl-set shoulders. Dial: enamel, eccentric dial with Arabic numerals, signed, blued Breguet hands. Upper part with a polished disc with four curved diamond-set arms illustrating a visible balance. Movm.: rectangular-shaped movement, frosted, gilt, 2 hammers, 1 bell, 2 barrels for going and striking train, cylinder escapement. This is one of five known quarter repeating ring watches. Achard & Fils Achard & Fils was a watch manufacturer based in Geneva. The company was founded in 1796 by George Achard under the name Achard & Cie. Later the company changed its name to Achard & Fils. Achard & Fils was well known for its enamelled watches. The company ceased to exist in the 19th century.
Dimensions:
Height:
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Length:
Circa: 1820
Condition: Fine
Low Estimate: £20,000.00
High Estimate: £30,000.00

*Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. The Antique Enamel Company Auctions shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of ageing.

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Lot 39: Silver Erotic Hunting Cased Watch with Automation

Silver Erotic Hunting Cased Watch with Automation
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Description:
Very unusual silver hunting cased lever pocket watch with concealed erotic automation. Elaborately chased and engraved outercase of Art Deco design of a lady smoking on one side and floral design to the reverse, in excellent condition throughout. The watch is activated by a slide in the band similar to that of a repeater which winds up the automation, keyless lever movement, white enamel dial with subsidiary seconds and unusual Arabic numerals.
Dimensions:
Height: 3.1″
Width: 2.5″
Length:
Circa: 1920
Condition: In excellent working condition with no signs of repair or damage. Both the movement and erotic automation are working very well.
Low Estimate: £6,000.00
High Estimate: £9,000.00

*Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. The Antique Enamel Company Auctions shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of ageing.

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Lot 41: Fine Gold, Ruby and Pearl Ladies Pendant Watch

Fine Gold, Ruby and Pearl Ladies Pendant Watch
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Description:
An early 19th Century rare pearl and ruby encrusted gold open face watch. Fitted with a Swiss cylinder Keywind gilt bar movement, plain cock with polished steel regulator. Wound through the gilt dial with Arabic numerals, blue steel hands. Fine gold open face case the bezels set with a row of pink rubies each circled by split pearls. The back encrusted with graduated split pearls in a geometric pattern set around a central ruby. The background of the design filled with many hundreds of tiny split pearls entirely covering the back. Pearl set pendant, ruby and pearl set bow. Green morocco covered presentation case.
Dimensions:
Height: 2.2″
Width: 1.9″
Length:
Circa: 1850
Condition: In excellent working condition, no signs of damage or repair and no pearls or rubies appear to be deficient.
Low Estimate: £8,000.00
High Estimate: £12,000.00

*Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. The Antique Enamel Company Auctions shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of ageing.

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Lot 44: Gold and Enamel Diamond Set Verge Watch

Gold and Enamel Diamond Set Verge Watch
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Description:
An 18th Century Swiss verge in a stone set gold and enamel consular case. Full plate gilt fusee movement. Finely pierced and engraved bridge cock with steel coqueret, plain three arm gilt balance with blue steel spiral hairspring. Silver regulator dial with blue steel indicator. Winding through the signed white enamel dial, Roman and Arabic numerals, pierced stone set hands. Gold consular case, oval cartouche on the back of three colour gold and enamel within a stone set frame surrounded by a border of light green translucent enamel over an engine turned ground. Outside this a further band of enamelled foliate decoration with applied gold rope band. Stone set front bezel.
Dimensions:
Height: 2″
Width: 1.6″
Length:
Circa: 1780
Condition: In very good working condition. Some decorative diamonds missing on the bezel and reverse and a small chip to the enamel near the winding section and chip on the inner section of the glass near the centre.
Low Estimate: £3,000.00
High Estimate: £5,000.00

*Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. The Antique Enamel Company Auctions shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of ageing.

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Lot 49: Erotic Automation Pocket Watch

Erotic Automation Pocket Watch
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Description:
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
Dimensions:
Height:
Width:
Length:
Circa:
Condition: Very good condition
Low Estimate: £15,000.00
High Estimate: £20,000.00

*Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. The Antique Enamel Company Auctions shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of ageing.

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Lot 50: Silver, Enamel and Agate Clock

Silver, Enamel and Agate Clock
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Description:
Silver and enamel clock on agate supported by four agate columns. Silver engine turned clock decorated with green and pink enamel flowers.
Dimensions:
Height: 3.8″
Width: 1.7″
Length:
Circa: 1890
Condition: Very good condition, no cracks or chips to the agate or damage to the enamel, movement currently working.
Low Estimate: £2,500.00
High Estimate: £4,000.00

*Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. The Antique Enamel Company Auctions shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of ageing.

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Lot 51: Unusual Silver Gilt and Gem Set Form Clock

Unusual Silver Gilt and Gem Set Form Clock
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Description:
An unusual gem set silver gilt desk clock in the form of a carriage being drawn by butterflies. Small full plate gilt fusee verge movement. Finely pierced and engraved bridge cock with steel coqueret, plain three arm gilt balance with blue steel spiral hairspring. Silver regulator dial with blue steel indicator. Wound through the white enamel dial, Arabic numerals, gilt Breguet hands. The movement housed in a plain drum with a glazed hinged front door and clip on glazed back. This sits on an ornate carriage constructed from pierced and engraved silver gilt frames. A small cast cherub drives the carriage holding the reigns to three well modelled butterflies pulling the coach. The dial side of the coach set with white and red gem stones. Pierced and engraved wheels sitting on a rectangular lapis lazuli base.
Dimensions:
Height: 3.3″
Width: 4.8″
Length:
Circa: 1820
Condition: In good condition, small chip to the white enamel dial near the winding section, complete with all gems. Movement not currently working.
Low Estimate: £1,500.00
High Estimate: £2,000.00

*Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. The Antique Enamel Company Auctions shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of ageing.

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Lot 52: A Gem Set Silver and Enamel Clock

A Gem Set Silver and Enamel Clock
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Description:
The Clock with a watch movement signed Breuget 4631 with a cabochon sapphire surround Supported by two columns surmounted by baskets of gems the finial another basket of pearls emeralds’ and rubies. Moonstone glisten around the base of the clock forming a mock pendulum Sitting on a lapis base itself set with cabochon amethyst and moonstones.
Dimensions:
Height: 7.5″
Width:
Length:
Circa: 1890
Condition: Very good condition
Low Estimate: £4,000.00
High Estimate: £6,000.00

*Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. The Antique Enamel Company Auctions shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of ageing.

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Lot 53: Viennese Rock Crystal Snail Clock, Anton Hiebner

Viennese Rock Crystal Snail Clock, Anton Hiebner
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Description:
The rock crystal snail being pulled by two pearl set hippocamps with a triton in the centre guiding them by a pearl and silver chain On a Lapis and step cut enamelled base The movement by Anton Hiebner The base struck with Austrian control marks for 1902-21 And also French control marks for 1893.
Dimensions:
Height: 3.75″
Width:
Length:
Circa: 1893
Condition: Very good condition
Low Estimate: £5,000.00
High Estimate: £7,000.00

*Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. The Antique Enamel Company Auctions shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of ageing.

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Lot 56: Viennese Silver and Enamel Pendant Table Clock

Viennese Silver and Enamel Pendant Table Clock
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Description:
The highly painted clock supported by a pelican feeding her signets the circular base with four vignettes of amorous couples the interior painted with mythical scenes the finial a flying silver and enamel bird, movement working.
Dimensions:
Height: 7.9″
Width: 3.55″
Length:
Circa: 1880
Condition: Very good condition
Low Estimate: £3,000.00
High Estimate: £5,000.00

*Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. The Antique Enamel Company Auctions shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of ageing.

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Lot 58: Viennese Enamel and Silver Champleve Mantel Clock

Viennese Enamel and Silver Champleve Mantel Clock
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Description:
Very large and important Viennese enamel and silver mantel clock. Onion shaped enamelled dome showing classical scene, topped with enamelled bird. The clock is further decorated with enamel scenes on four sides surrounded by silver mounts with further enamel decoration.
Dimensions:
Height: 10.2″
Width: 4.8″
Length:
Circa: 1880
Condition: Enamel and mounts are in very good condition, hour hand is missing from watch and movement appears to be later.
Low Estimate: £12,000.00
High Estimate: £15,000.00

*Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. The Antique Enamel Company Auctions shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of ageing.

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Lot 61: Miniature Viennese Enamel Tea Tray

Miniature Viennese Enamel Tea Tray
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Description:
On a pale pink background with a courting couple surprised by an angry father whilst kissing in the kitchen by Ludwig Politzer.
Dimensions:
Height: 3.15″
Width: 5.1″
Length:
Circa: 1890
Condition: In good condition, no repair or damage to the enamel.
Low Estimate: £1,000.00
High Estimate: £1,500.00

*Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. The Antique Enamel Company Auctions shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of ageing.

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Lot 64: Viennese Enamel Inkwell

Viennese Enamel Inkwell
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Description:
Vienna silver and enamel inkwell. The face of bearded man in repusse his ears in the form of scrolled shells containing pen holders the lid with a silver finial opening to revel the inkwell the underside decorated with vermicelli. Scroll work, by Rudolk Linke.
Dimensions:
Height: 5″
Width: 3.75″
Length:
Circa: 1870
Condition: Very good condition, no signs of damage or repair to the enamel, stopper is missing.
Low Estimate: £1,500.00
High Estimate: £2,000.00

*Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. The Antique Enamel Company Auctions shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of ageing.

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Lot 70: Rare suite of Viennese Enamel Vases

Rare suite of Viennese Enamel Vases
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Description:
A rare suite of Viennese enamel vases painted with allegorical scenes. The tops with flowering finials, the sides with winged cherbins, the central vase with a watch movement with two garnets either side, All in silver gilt. By inch based marked HB for Hermann Bohm.
Dimensions:
Height:
Width:
Length:
Circa:
Condition:
Low Estimate: £15,000.00
High Estimate: £20,000.00

*Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. The Antique Enamel Company Auctions shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of ageing.

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Lot 71: Silver, Enamel & Rock Crystal Ewer, Ratzersdorfer

Silver, Enamel & Rock Crystal Ewer, Ratzersdorfer
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Description:
The rock crystal carved with swirling flutes enhanced by corded silver mounts, the silver-gilt mounts enamelled with creatures among scrollwork, ewer with town and maker’s mark, tazza with later French control mark only, Hermann Ratzersdorfer.
Dimensions:
Height: 8.1″
Width: 7.7″
Length:
Circa: 1880
Condition:
Low Estimate: £15,000.00
High Estimate: £20,000.00

*Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. The Antique Enamel Company Auctions shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of ageing.

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Lot 92: Enamel Plaque of Prince William Henry

Enamel Plaque of Prince William Henry
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Description:
A rare plaque of William IV, born 1765, crowned King 1830, by Ravenet.
Dimensions:
Height: 3″
Width: 2.1″
Length:
Circa: 1780
Condition: In good condition, some faint hairline cracks.
Low Estimate: £800.00
High Estimate: £1,200.00

*Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. The Antique Enamel Company Auctions shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of ageing.

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Lot 93: Pair of Enamel Plaques

Pair of Enamel Plaques
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Description:
A pair of rare Liverpool enamel plaques by Sadles in matching frames with enamel countryside scenes.
Dimensions:
Height: 2.1″
Width: 3″
Length:
Circa:
Condition: In good condition, some faint hairline cracks on the reverse of the plaques.
Low Estimate: £1,000.00
High Estimate: £1,500.00

*Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. The Antique Enamel Company Auctions shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of ageing.

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Lot 109: Bilston SpyGlass/Etui

Bilston SpyGlass/Etui
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Description:
Bilston spy glass/etui attributed to Thomas Ribright, body with four bucolic scenes framed with Rococo decoration, containing fruit knife, tweezers, bodkin, toothpick/ear scoop, by opening the dust slides at either end of etui it becomes a Galilean monocular telescope, length 12.4cm; Notes: This instrument is the subject of an article in the September 2014 edition of the Bulletin of the Scientific Instrument
Dimensions:
Height: 4.9″
Width: 1″
Length:
Circa: 1765
Condition: Good
Low Estimate: £1500
High Estimate: £2,000.00

*Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Authenticated Internet Auctions shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of ageing.

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Lot 111: Rare Thomas Webb Crystal & Silver Perfume Bottle

Rare Thomas Webb Crystal & Silver Perfume Bottle
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Description:
A fine cut crystal novelty silver mounted fish scent bottle by Thomas Webbe & Co. and Sampson Mordan & Co., London 1884. The cut glass body models the fish engraved with Webbe’s registration mark 15711. The screw off silver cap models the fish’s tail and is inscribed with Sampson Mordan & Company’s maker’s mark.
Dimensions:
Height: 1.3″
Width: 6.3″
Length:
Circa: 1884
Condition: Fine
Low Estimate: £1,200.00
High Estimate: £1,500.00

*Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Authenticated Internet Auctions shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of ageing.

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Lot 125: Very Fine Lacquer and Ivory Set

Very Fine Lacquer and Ivory Set
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Description:
A suite of 18th century French gold-mounted ivory etui, sealing wax holder and bodkin case inlaid with stained fruiting vines, by Jean-Baptiste Gillet, Paris, 1770, in fitted case.
Dimensions:
Height: 5″
3.1″
4.1″
Width: 1″
1.4″
0.9″
Length:
Circa: 1850
Condition: Excellent condition, no sign of damage or repair. Etui is missing insert.
Low Estimate: £3,000.00
High Estimate: £5,000.00

*Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Authenticated Internet Auctions shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of ageing.

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Lot 136: Rock Crystal Lidded Dish by Marchak

Rock Crystal Lidded Dish by Marchak
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Description:
Rock crystal, coral and emerald lidded dish by Marchak. Rock crystal base carved in form of a fruit, lid is set with four leaf clover shaped piece of coral with a cabochon emerald set in the centre around a gold band.
Dimensions:
Height: 2.2″
Width: 3.2″
Length:
Circa:
Condition: Very good
Low Estimate: £2,000.00
High Estimate: £3,000.00

*Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Authenticated Internet Auctions shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of ageing.

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Lot 138: Enamel & Diamond Set Watch Box, Probably Cartier

Enamel & Diamond Set Watch Box, Probably Cartier
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Description:
A very fine enamel and diamond set box with watch, probably by Cartier. The box is fully numbered and makers mark for workshop that worked for Cartier. The watch has diamond set watch near on one side and opens to reveal a number of separate compartments.
Dimensions:
Height:
Width:
Length:
Circa: 1920
Condition: Excellent condition, movement is working well.
Low Estimate: £6,000.00
High Estimate: £8,000.00

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Lot 139: Extremely Rare Hardstone & Silver Cocktail Shaker

Extremely Rare Hardstone & Silver Cocktail Shaker
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Description:
Remarkable hardstone and silver gilt parrot cocktail shaker by Wolfers Bros and retailed by Chaumet. The lid in the form of a parrot with black Obsidian beak, the body with mother of pearl and silver gilt feathers the base in fluted bloodstone. Provenance: Lady Victoria White.
Dimensions:
Height: 8.5″
Width: 4.5″
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Circa: 1950
Condition: Very good condition, no loss to the mother of pearl or damage to the silver gilt. Hardstone base has no cracks or chips.
Low Estimate: £10,000.00
High Estimate: £25,000.00

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Lot 140: Rare Froment Meurice Enamel & Silver Match Holder

Rare Froment Meurice Enamel & Silver Match Holder
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Description:
Rare Vesta case by Froment Maurice enamelled gem-set and silver match holder. Silver, light blue enamel, hardstones engraved mark “Froment Maurice” vertical rectangular form with canted corners, the finial depicting a winged putto holding torches atop a globe, birds of paradise handles flank the case, mythological plaques and masks adorn the front and back, and the whole is raised on four fire breathing dragon form feet; when the domed lid is opened by pressing the front mask a spring-loaded quadripartite interior raise.
Dimensions:
Height: 4.4″
Width: 3.6″
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Circa: 1802
Condition: Excellent condition, enamel and silver mounts have no signs of damage or repair, all gems are complete.
Low Estimate: £10,000.00
High Estimate: £25,000.00

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Lot 151: Swiss Gold and Enamel Box

Swiss Gold and Enamel Box
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Description:
Of rectangular form, the enamelled plaque signed C & B pi, the hinged cover with a finely painted and detailed enamel scene likely depicting Alcestis and Admetus in Hades, the enamel plaque within a gold oak leaf border and surrounded by a black and white enamelled ground with inlaid acanthus scrollwork and chased trophies of weapons against a sablé ground, the sides of the box continue the foliate and weaponry motifs, the underside centred with a fruit and flower still life in cobalt translucent enamel.
Dimensions:
Height: 3.6″
Width: 5″
Length:
Circa: 1810
Condition: Fine
Low Estimate: £15,000.00
High Estimate: £20,000.00

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Lot 157: Enamel Box by Fromery

Enamel Box by Fromery
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Low Estimate: £600.00
High Estimate: £800.00

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Lot 158: Enamel Box by Fromery

Enamel Box by Fromery
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Description:
An 18th Century Berlin Enamel snuff box, decorated to all sides in the chinoiserie taste with vignettes of figures, birds and flora, finished with gilt scrolls and blue dots on an ivory ground, the silver mounts bearing rubbed marks, Fromery.
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Circa: 1720
Condition:
Low Estimate: £1,200.00
High Estimate: £1,500.00

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Lot 163: Two Colour Gold and Diamond Carnet de Balle

Two Colour Gold and Diamond Carnet de Balle
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Description:
Superb finely painted Carnet de Balle. On one side a maiden looking lonely by am urn the other seated with a handsome admirer The open top proclaiming souvenir Danaite with rose Diamond thumb piece.
Dimensions:
Height: 3.5″
Width: 2″
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Circa: 1760
Condition: Fine
Low Estimate: £2,000.00
High Estimate: £3,000.00

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Lot 172: Fine Micromosaic and Pique Snuff Box

Fine Micromosaic and Pique Snuff Box
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Description:
A Fine and rare micro mosaic of a hound probable by Giacomo Raffaelli In the lid of a Neapolitan gold pique box The Hound seated proudly the box in Tortoise shell and gold pique.
Dimensions:
Height: 0.95″
Width: 3.15
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Circa: 1810
Condition: Fine, some small pique losses consistent with age.
Low Estimate: £5,000.00
High Estimate: £10,000.00

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Lot 176: Very Fine Birdbox by Griesbaum

Very Fine Birdbox by Griesbaum
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Description:
Silver gilt and enamel singing birdbox, set with turquoise and pearls standing on a matching pedestal, with pull out draw for key, movement signed Greisbaum. For a similar example see Christian Bailey, ‘Birds of Flight’.
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Condition: fine
Low Estimate: £4,000.00
High Estimate: £6,000.00

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Lot 177: Rare Silver & Enamel Singing Bird Box with Watch

Rare Silver & Enamel Singing Bird Box with Watch
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Description:
A 20th Century Swiss enamelled singing bird box with silvered mounts and fitted oval watch. Small lever watch movement mounted in the front of the box. Wound and set by a crown under the box, silvered oval dial with gilt centre, blue steel hands. Singing bird mechanism with going barrel wound by key below the box. Small bellows mechanism providing air to a variable whistle operated by a system of cams and levers. The rod at the side of the box is pulled to start the bird singing. The oval lid rises and a bird appears, turning from side to side, flapping its wings and moving its beak. When the song is finished the bird falls backwards and the lid closes. Rectangular box standing on four small ball feet. The faces of translucent red enamel over an engine turned ground framed by engraved silvered mounts. The repousse scene on the oval door is of a couple embracing on a bench surrounded by birds.
Dimensions:
Height: 2″
Width: 4.1″
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Circa: 1900
Condition: In good condition, musical bird is singing well and watch movement is currently working.
Low Estimate: £6,000.00
High Estimate: £8,000.00

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Lot 183: Gold Enamel Seal

Gold Enamel Seal
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Description:
Swiss18K yellow gold with gadroons. The knot and the base are decorated with polychrome enamel The citrine base engraved with coat of arms surmounted by a count’s crown, 25.9g.
Dimensions:
Height: 2.55″
Width: 1″
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Circa: 1820
Condition: In good condition, no loss to the enamel and no chips or damage to the seal.
Low Estimate: £1,000.00
High Estimate: £5,000.00

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Lot 189: Rock Crystal Casket by Hermann Bohm

Rock Crystal Casket by Hermann Bohm
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Description:
The bevelled rock crystal panels are engraved with foliate scrolls and star motives surrounding applied cloisonné enamel trailing flowers. The lid with a plain panel, reveals the enamel painted interior of Apollo and the Muses against striking turquoise blue ground. The base is also enamelled with the same turquoise ground. Standing on six small paw feet, each panel is framed with a cherub holding a pearl.
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Width: 6.7″
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Circa: 1880
Condition: Fine
Low Estimate: £12,000.00
High Estimate: £15,000.00

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