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Lot 23: Scottish Hardstone and Gold Vinaigrette

Scottish Hardstone and Yellow Metal Vinaigrette
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Description:
A Scottish hardstone and yellow metal (tests as gold) vinaigrette, 19th Century, rock crystal mounted lid, pierced and engraved yellow metal mount.
Dimensions:
Height: 2.3″
Width: 1.5″
Length:
Circa: 1890
Condition: In excellent condition, both the agate panels and silver mounts appear undamaged and without repair.
Low Estimate: £800.00
High Estimate: £2,500.00

*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 35: Fine Gold Ring Watch with Chased Sides

Fine Gold Ring Watch with Chased Sides
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Description:
A late 19th Century Swiss cylinder in a diamond set gold ring. Keyless gilt bar movement with going barrel. Plain cock with polished steel regulator, plain three arm gilt balance with blue steel spiral hairspring. Polished steel cylinder, steel escape wheel. Small white enamel dial with black Arabic numerals, the twelve marked in red, blue steel hands. Gold ring with chased and engraved sides and shank. Diamond set bezel which rotates to wind and set the watch.
Dimensions:
Height: 1.05″
Width: 0.8″
Length:
Circa: 1910
Condition: Excellent condition, no diamonds deficient and movement is 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 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 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 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 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 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 55: Viennese Enamel Gilded Table Clock

Viennese Enamel Gilded Table Clock
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Description:
In the form of an artist palette on an easel strut painted with scenes of cherubs cavorting in the woodland setting the clock face similarly painted the numbered dial also painted with intimated roses. The back engraved with scrolls. In good condition, no restoration, clock working.
Dimensions:
Height: 5.9″
Width: 3.55″
Length:
Circa: 1880
Condition: Good condition
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 67: Important Pair of Court Jesters

Important Pair of Court Jesters
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Description:
A pair of Austrian silver, enamel and mother of pearl court jesters in Baroque pearl style. Each figurine is in a Commedia dell’arte style, dancing and holding an engraved fan and mounted on a silver velvet covered socle applied with masks, each stamped ‘KB’ possible for Karl Banks, with Austrian ‘A’ control marks.
Dimensions:
Height: 4.8″
Width:
Length:
Circa: 1890
Condition: Fine
Low Estimate: £6,000.00
High Estimate: £8,000.00

*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 68: Viennese Silver and Enamel Dragon Tazza

Viennese Silver and Enamel Dragon Tazza
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Description:
A magnificent and intricate Dragon based Viennese Rock Crystal Tazza The finely engraved rock crystal dish sitting on the open wings of a multicoloured enamel dragon and on the rim its companion.
Dimensions:
Height: 2.65″
Width:
Length:
Circa:
Condition: Good
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 74: Very Important Rock Crystal and Enamel Jug & Tray

Very Important Rock Crystal and Enamel Jug & Tray
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Description:
Very important rock crystal and silver matching jug and tray. Jug and tray finely enamelled on a silver gilt base, the rock crystal is delicately engraved with scroll, birds and urn decorations. Makers mark for Hermann Boehm.
Dimensions:
Height: 9″
Width: 13.2″
Length:
Circa:
Condition: Excellent condition
Low Estimate: £30,000.00
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 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 112: Continental Silver and Enamel Perfume Bottle

Continental Silver and Enamel Perfume Bottle
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Description:
Scent bottle of bellied form with enameling, featuring a vignette of a couple churning butter together, having a silver lid and mounts to top and base with engraved decoration. Edge of lid impressed with a Dutch duty mark
Dimensions:
Height: 4″
Width: 2.2″
Length:
Circa: 1900
Condition: In good condition, some very minor wear to some of the orange enamel but generally very good.
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 121: Extremely Rare Mother of Pearl Scent Flask

Extremely Rare Mother of Pearl Scent Flask
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Description:
The body inlaid with mother of pearl panels engraved and painted as a pot of flowers at the base and the centre showing another panel, on a footed base.
Dimensions:
Height: 3.8″
Width: 1.7″
Length:
Circa: 1680
Condition: In very good condition, some light wear to the enamel in parts, mounts in good condition.
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 129: An 18th Century Pique Work T’Shell Snuff Box

An 18th Century Pique Work T'Shell Snuff Box
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Description:
An 18th century pique work tortoiseshell snuff box. Circular inlaid with c-scrolls and foliage to the cover and sides, the underside with a single floral spray, engraved crest.
Dimensions:
Height: 1.25″
Width: 3.55″
Length:
Circa: 1760
Condition: Fine
Low Estimate: £1,500.00
High Estimate: £1,800.00

*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 135: French Gold, Enamel and Gem Set Perfume Bottle

French Gold, Enamel and Gem Set Perfume Bottle
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Description:
French gold and enamel gem set perfume bottle, rounded shoulders rock crystal carved with scrolls and faces to the sides leading to a three colour gold mount. The lid with cream enamelling, the neck alternately enamelled with white and pink on panels. The white enamelled lid engraved with flowers set with diamonds in a criss cross pattern with a cabochon amethyst top. When open it has Greek key designs on both sides, the lid acts as the stopper, all in two colour gold. No marks but probably Cartier.
Dimensions:
Height: 3″
Width: 2″
Length:
Circa:
Condition: Excellent condition, no chips or cracks to the rock crystal base, gold mounts and enamel also in excellent condition with no sign of repair or damage.
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. 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 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″
Length:
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

*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 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″
Length:
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

*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 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.
Dimensions:
Height:
Width: 6.7″
Length:
Circa: 1880
Condition: Fine
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. 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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