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Lot 8: Enamel Cigarette Case

Enamel Cigarette Case
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Description:
Alpacca and enamel cigarette case, portrait of a large horse.
Dimensions:
Height: 3.1″
Width: 3.3″
Length:
Circa: 1910
Condition: Good condition, some light scratching to the enamel.
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 9: Silver and Enamel Cigarette Case of Kissing Pair

Silver and Enamel Cigarette Case of Kissing Pair
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Description:
Silver and enamel cigarette case shows pair embracing. Case marked ‘925’ and makers mark ‘MCF’
Dimensions:
Height: 3.2″
Width: 2.9″
Length:
Circa: 1905
Condition: Very good condition, no signs of damage or repair to the enamel, silver case in very good condition.
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 10: Silver and Enamel Cigarette Case

Silver and Enamel Cigarette Case
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Description:
Silver and concealed enamel cigarette case. Enamel shows a young woman resting, case stamped ‘935’.
Dimensions:
Height: 3.9″
Width: 3.3″
Length:
Circa: 1900
Condition: Good condition, enamel is in excellent condition, some light wear to the silver case.
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 11: Silver and Enamel Concealed Erotic Cigarette Case

Silver and Enamel Concealed Erotic Cigarette Case
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Description:
A very fine silver and concealed erotic enamel cigarette case. The case opens to reveal a nude woman, hallmarked sterling silver, makers marks ‘JGP’.
Dimensions:
Height: 4″
Width: 3.3″
Length:
Circa: 1915
Condition: Very good condition, no signs of damage or repair to the enamel.Small dent to the front of the silver case.
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 12: Silver & Enamel Cigarette Case with Hunting Scene

Silver & Enamel Cigarette Case with Hunting Scene
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Description:
Silver and enamel cigarette case showing hunting dog with duck, case stamped ‘900’.
Dimensions:
Height: 3.8″
Width: 3.15″
Length:
Circa: 1915
Condition: Good, small repair to the top of the enamel, minor dents to the reverse of the case.
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 13: Enamel Cigarette Case

Enamel Cigarette Case
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Description:
Enamel cigarette case showing small white dog in landscape setting, indistinct marks.
Dimensions:
Height: 3.3″
Width: 2.2″
Length:
Circa: 1910
Condition: Good condition, minor scratches and dents commensurate with age.
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 14: Erotic Enamel Cigarette Case

Erotic Enamel Cigarette Case
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Description:
Alpacca and enamel erotic cigarette case, shows a nude seated woman.
Dimensions:
Height: 3.6″
Width: 3.1″
Length:
Circa: 1915
Condition: Good condition, enamel is in good condition, some light wear to the reverse of the case.
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 15: A Rare German Silver and Enamel Cigarette Case

A Rare German Silver and Enamel Cigarette Case
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Description:
A rare German silver and enamel cigarette case. The front is enamelled with a suggestive image of a lady beginning to attire herself. The case is marked with the maker’s mark ‘BC’ for Bihlmeyer & Co.
Dimensions:
Height: 3.55″
Width:
Length:
Circa: 1920
Condition: Fine
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 16: Silver and Enamel Horse race Vesta

Enamel Horserace Vesta
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Description:
A Silver mounted vesta case of flat top rectangular form, painted with jockeys in a horse race on horses. GH Harrison Brothers & Howson.
Dimensions:
Height: 1.2″
Width: 2.1″
Length:
Circa:
Condition: In very good condition, enamel without repair or damage, vesta case opens well and silver is not dented or damaged.
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 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:
Width:
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 38: Cabrolet Cased Pocket Watch with Fine Engravings

Cabrolet Cased Pocket Watch with Fine Engravings
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Description:
A large late 19th Century lever in a rare reversible cabriolet gold hunter pair case. Keywind gilt bar movement with suspended going barrel. Plain cock with polished steel regulator. compensation balance with blue steel spiral hairspring. Club foot lever escapement, polished steel escape wheel. White enamel dial signed “BWCo”, subsidiary seconds, Roman numerals, decorative gilt hands. Rare heavy 18 carat cabriolet case which can be used either as a full hunter or as an open face. The inner gold case with florally engraved back and plain middle. Wound and set through the signed gold cuvette, gold button in the pendant to open the back. This can be used on its own or placed in the three section gold outer case with either the dial or back visible. When the dial is shown the watch still appears to be a conventional open face watch with the engraved back depicting a Scottish hunting scene. Alternatively with the florally engraved back of the inner visible the watch becomes a full hunter, the button in the pendant serving to open the front cover.
Dimensions:
Height: 3.2″
Width: 2.2″
Length:
Circa: 1890
Condition: In excellent working condition, very small loss of enamel on the dial.
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 40: English Gold Pair Cased Verge Watch

English Gold Pair Cased Verge Watch
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Description:
Late 17th/early 18th Century gold pair cased verge pocket watch with white enamel dial. Signed verge movement with pierced and engraved table cock with Thompion regulator and elaborate pillars. Fusee movement, plain gold outer case, movement signed ‘Roger Case’.
Dimensions:
Height: 2.9″
Width: 2.2″
Length:
Circa: 1700
Condition: In excellent working condition, two small losses of enamel on the dial.
Low Estimate: £4,500.00
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 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 42: Very Rare Seed Pearl Quarter Repeating Watch

Very Rare Seed Pearl Quarter Repeating Watch
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Description:
An early 19th Century Swiss quarter repeating cylinder in a rare pearl encrusted gold open face case. Skeletonised three quarter plate gilt keywind movement, suspended going barrel with polished steel stopwork. Plain cock with blue steel regulator, plain three arm gilt balance with blue steel spiral hairspring. Polished steel cylinder, steel escape wheel. Push pendant quarter repeating on two rectangular section polished steel gongs. Gold engine turned dial, Roman numerals, gold hands. Fine gold open face case the bezels set with a row of large split pearls. The back encrusted with graduated split pearls in a geometric pattern. The background of the design filled with many hundreds of tiny split pearls entirely covering the back. Trefoil bow, wound and set through the gold cuvette. Pearl set key and short gold chain.
Dimensions:
Height: 2.2″
Width: 1.8″
Length:
Circa: 1850
Condition: In excellent working condition, no pearls appear to be deficient, watch and repeating mechanism working very well.
Low Estimate: £25,000.00
High Estimate: £40,000.00

*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 43: Rare Steel and Gilt Verge Watch

Rare Steel and Gilt Verge Watch
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Description:
A rare mid 18th Century French verge in a chased steel and gilt consular case. Full plate gilt fusee movement. Finely pierced and engraved bridge cock with steel coqueret, plain three arm steel balance with blue steel spiral hairspring. Silver regulator dial with blue steel indicator. Pentagonal baluster pillars. Wound through the signed white enamel dial, Roman and Arabic numerals, decorative pierced gold hands. Very rare steel consular case, the scene of a couple in a garden and a man sitting on an arch chased and engraved. The matted areas of the scene washed with gilt. Polished steel interior, steel pendant and bow.
Dimensions:
Height: 2.2″
Width: 2″
Length:
Circa: 1750
Condition: In excellent working condition.
Low Estimate: £4,500.00
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 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 45: Fine Gold and Enamel Pearl Set Watch

Fine Gold and Enamel Pearl Set Watch
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Description:
A late 18th Century Swiss verge in a pearl set gold and enamel 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 gilt indicator. Winding through the signed white enamel dial, Arabic numerals, blue steel hands. Gold open face case with pearl set bezels, gold pendant and bow. Unusual back set with white stones and decorated in red and gilt enamel on a black ground. At the base a stylised sun below the gilt decorated red enamel arc. Above this a crescent moon set with white stones.
Dimensions:
Height: 2″
Width: 1.5″
Length:
Circa: 1820
Condition: In excellent working condition, one pearl missing on the border of the reverse of the watch and a very small chip to the dial near the winding section.
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 46: Gold, Enamel, Diamond & Pearl Watch & Chatelaine

Gold, Enamel, Diamond & Pearl Watch & Chatelaine
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Description:
An early 19th Century French verge watch and chatelaine in an unusual gold and enamel half hunter case set with diamonds and pearls. 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. Signed engine turned gold dial, small central chapter of white enamel marked in Arabic numerals, blue steel hands. Unusual 18 carat gold case with ribbed middle. The covers decorated in translucent dark blue enamel over an engine turned ground with diamond set rings. Bezels set with a row of split pearls with matching pearl set chatelaine.
Dimensions:
Height: 6.5″
Width: 1.6″
Length:
Circa: 1820
Condition: In excellent condition, no pearl or diamonds deficient, movement currently working.
Low Estimate: £3,500.00
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 47: Three Colour Gold Quarter Repeating Watch

Three Colour Gold Quarter Repeating Watch
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Description:
A late 18th Century French quarter repeating verge in an unusual glazed consular case. Full plate gilt fusee movement. Finely pierced and engraved bridge cock, plain three arm gilt balance with blue steel spiral hairspring. Silver regulator dial with gilt indicator. Push pendant dumb quarter repeating on two blocks in the case. Winding through the white enamel dial, Arabic numerals, gilt hands. Unusual consular case with glazed hinged back protecting the two colour gold decoration on the back depicting a scene in an oval.
Dimensions:
Height: 2.3″
Width: 1.8″
Length:
Circa: 1780
Condition: In excellent working condition, very small hairline crack near the number eleven.
Low Estimate: £3,500.00
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 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 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″
Length:
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

*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 164: 18th Century Gold Wax Case

18th Century Gold Wax Case
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Description:
Gold wax case, case decorated with floral repousse decoration.
Dimensions:
Height: 4.1″
Width: 0.7″
Length:
Circa: 1770
Condition: In good condition, some minor marks and rubbing commensurate with age.
Low Estimate: £750.00
High Estimate:

*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 166: Rose Quartz and Gold Cage Work Bodkin Case

Rose Quartz and Gold Cage Work Bodkin Case
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Description:
A rose quartz bodkin case, the gold mounts pierced and embossed with formal rococo borders and cherubs tending fountains, motto in white enamel on gold: ‘PLVS FAIT DOVCEVR QVE VIOLENCE.’
Dimensions:
Height: 4.7″
Width: 1″
Length:
Circa: 1780
Condition: fine
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 175: Silver Gilt and Enamel Birdbox, Charles Bruguier

Silver Gilt and Enamel Birdbox, Charles Bruguier
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Description:
Fussee movement, when wound and start/stop slide to centre slid to the right, the bird rises smoothly through very finely tooled and pierced gilt grille, moving beak, head turning, wings, tailfeather bobbing and body from side-to-side to paused sequential birdsong in 1-1-2-3-2-3-4 order lasting over 20 seconds. The bird with exquisite alternate banded feathered plumage in lime and dark greens, head with teal green highlighted with orange sides, inset front polished bay border, lid interior with petit-painted enamel study of roses, pansies and French blues within floral spray on duck-egg blue ground, laurel leaf tooled border, in magnificent silver-gilt case with the movement plate beside mainspring ratchet stamped C. BRUGUIER, the corners with mitre point shaped corners, main top with geometric trefoils from black enamel frame, further floral enamel spray spandrels finished with double black enamel framing, multiplediamond tooled edge frieze before full tooled sides featuring delicate swags and leaves from central obverse heart crests, union-tie corners, hidden key compartment to rear and underside with large crested cartouche to chequer-board ground and loop-wave frieze surround.
Dimensions:
Height: 2.65″
Width: 3.85″
Length:
Circa: 1830
Condition: Very good
Low Estimate: £25,000.00
High Estimate: £50,000.00

*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 184: Gold Musical Seal

Gold Musical Seal
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Description:
Dimensions:
Height: 1.8″
Width: 1.2″
Length:
Circa:
Condition: Very good, case is in good condition and sings well.
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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