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Lot 4: T’Shell Opera Glasses with Gold Inlay

T'Shell Opera Glasses with Gold Inlay
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Description:
Tortoiseshell opera glasses inlay with gold stars and gold flower patterns.
Dimensions:
Height: 2.3″
Width: 4.1″
Length:
Circa: 1890
Condition: In very good condition, hairline crack on one of the eyepieces.
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 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 24: Very Fine Gold and Hardstone Pen

Very Fine Gold and Hardstone Pen
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Description:
Gold and hardstone pen. Gold pen on agate and bloodstone base, with attractive gold mounts.
Dimensions:
Height: 5.9″
Width: 0.2″
Length:
Circa: 1860
Condition: Very good condition, no chips to the agate or bloodstone and gold mounts in good condition.
Low Estimate: £600.00
High Estimate: £1,000.00

*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 25: Gold and Enamel Pencil with Amethyst Top

Gold and Enamel Pencil with Amethyst Top
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Description:
Gold and black enamel pencil with amethyst set top.
Dimensions:
Height: 3.3″
Width: 0.6″
Length:
Circa: 1860
Condition: Good condition, some losses to the black enamel, push mechanism moves freely and is not engaged.
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 26: Gold and Enamel Pencil

Gold and Enamel Pencil
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Description:
Gold and blue enamel pencil, attractive gold mounts decorated with blue enamel detail.
Dimensions:
Height: 4.25″
Width: 0.3″
Length:
Circa: 1870
Condition: In good condition, pencil appears to engage but lead not protrude.
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 27: Gold and Multi Coloured Enamel Pencil

Gold and Multi Coloured Enamel Pencil
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Description:
Gold, pearl and multi coloured enamel pencil. Attractively enamelled in blue, green and red enamel with split seed pearl decoration.
Dimensions:
Height: 4″
Width: 0.45″
Length:
Circa: 1870
Condition: Good condition, some loss to the enamel and one pearl missing. Push mechanism operates well, missing pencil.
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 28: Gold and Agate Pen

Gold and Agate Pen
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Description:
Very fine gold and agate pen. Attractive gold mounts, set on cream coloured agate.
Dimensions:
Height: 6.8″
Width: 0.2″
Length:
Circa: 1860
Condition: Very good condition, no chips or damage to the agate and gold work in excellent condition.
Low Estimate: £350.00
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 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 30: Multi Coloured Diamong Ring

Multi Coloured Diamong Ring
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Description:
Fancy and white coloured diamond ring. The ring is set with a larger white diamond (approx 0.7cts) and six fancy coloured diamonds, five are brilliant cut, one triangular cut. Fancy colours; light purple, yellow, vivid yellow, orangey brown, orange and greenish yellow on hallmarked 18ct yellow gold mount, ring size O 1/2, 4.9g.
Dimensions:
Height: 1″
Width: .0.55″
Length:
Circa: 1980
Condition: Very good, no chips or damage to the diamonds or mount.
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 31: Ruby and Diamond Ring in 18k Gold Mount

Ruby and Diamond Ring in 18k Gold Mount
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Description:
Natural ruby and diamond ring. Central unheated ruby, approximately 1ct, three brilliant cut diamonds on each shoulder, approx diamond weight 0.6cts, ring size R 1/2.
Dimensions:
Height: 1″
Width: 1″
Length:
Circa: 1980
Condition: Excellent condition, ruby bright and lively.
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 32: Diamond and Sapphire Ring

Diamond and Sapphire Ring
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Description:
Diamond and sapphire ring set alternately with sapphires and diamonds in 18k yellow gold mount. Approximate total diamond weight 0.35cts, approximate sapphire weight 0.45cts, ring size
Dimensions:
Height:
Width: 0.8
Length:
Circa:
Condition: In good condition.
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 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 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 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 37: Gold and Enamel Mandolin Watch

Gold and Enamel Mandolin Watch
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Description:
A rare Gold and Enamel Watch in the form of a mandolin in 18ct Gold totally decorated in polychrome and translucent enamels with decorations of flowers and leaves the front with half pearls white enamel dial movement fusee verge escapment.
Dimensions:
Height: 2.35″
Width: 1″
Length:
Circa:
Condition: Very good condition
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 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 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 99: Bilston Enamel Perfume Bottle

Bilston Enamel Perfume Bottle
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Description:
An 18th Century Bilston flask-form enamel scent bottle, bearing a hand-painted portrait of Lady Fenhoulet, the reverse with a floral spray, on a white background with gold scrollwork framing the portrait – silver mounted stopper.
Dimensions:
Height: 3.55″
Width: 1.8″
Length:
Circa: 1765
Condition: In very 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 105: Bilston Enamel Scent Bottle

Bilston Enamel Scent Bottle
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Description:
Of violin form the side panels in low relief and brightly painted with scenes from arts and science the white ground with raised gold scroll work and bianco sopra bianco motifs with pierced gilt metal stopper illustrated in Erica Spiel’s Painted enamel plate 17 page 96.
Dimensions:
Height: 3.75″
Width: 2″
Length:
Circa: 1770
Condition: Fine condition
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. 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 110: Rock Crystal Gold Mounted Scent Bottle

Rock Crystal Gold Mounted Scent Bottle
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Description:
A fine rock crystal gold mounted portrait scent bottle with a portrait miniature of a young child on one side and a pair of children on the reverse. The bottle with spring loaded cap bearing the signature of Dillard. The lid with a coronet possible of the Family of Sutherland.
Dimensions:
Height: 3.8″
Width: 2″
Length:
Circa: 1850
Condition: Good, no cracks or damage to the rock crystal base, some light fading to the portraits, hinge works well.
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. 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 124: Very Fine Gold and Enamel Chatelaine and Etui

Very Fine Gold and Enamel Chatelaine and Etui
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Description:
Very fine basse taile enamel and gold chatelaine and etui. The chatelaine and etui finely decorated with a floral motif, diamond push button, full contents inside.
Dimensions:
Height: 7.2″
Width: 1.7″
Length:
Circa: 1770
Condition: Good condition, some loss to the enamel in parts.
Low Estimate: £7,500.00
High Estimate:

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Lot 127: T’shell and Lacquer Gold Mounted Snuff Box

T'shell and Lacquer Gold Mounted Snuff Box
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Description:
Very fine tortoiseshell and gold wire work, gold mounted snuff box. Top panel with fine gold wire work of floral scene, six outer panels and base similarly decorated.
Dimensions:
Height: 1.5″
Width: 2.2″
Length:
Circa: 1820
Condition: In very good condition, some small signs of repair to the gold mount on the base of the box.
Low Estimate: £1,500.00
High Estimate: £2,000.00

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Lot 128: A Rare Pique Snuff Box with Beaded Top Work

A Rare Pique Snuff Box with Beaded Top Work
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Description:
A pique and beaded see-through box, the top hosts a beaded floral design while there is a butterfly on a spring to give the impression its flying from flower to flower. On the sides is an intricate gold leaf pattern on tortoise shell with pique work circa 1780.
Dimensions:
Height: 0.8″
Width: 2.55″
Length:
Circa: 1780
Condition: Some beads have been dislodged and some of the pattern work has been rubbed of in places.
Low Estimate: £1,500.00
High Estimate: £2,000.00

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Lot 130: French Gold Mounted and Lacquer Snuff Box

French Gold Mounted and Lacquer Snuff Box
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Description:
19th Century French exquisite 18k gold-mounted & Japanese lacquer snuff box, rectangular shaped with cut corners, sides, base and the lid mounted with Japanese lacquered panels, the lid decorated in Japanese taste with an exotic bird in the woods, the gold mounts beautifully enameled with floral decoration on matted ground.
Dimensions:
Height: 1.8″
Width: 3.15″
Length:
Circa: 1830
Condition: Fine
Low Estimate: £8,000.00
High Estimate: £12,000.00

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Lot 131: 18th Century Gold and Hardstone Box, Dresden

18th Century Gold and Hardstone Box, Dresden
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Description:
An 18th century Dresden vari-coloured gold, green chalcedony and burgaute snuff box. Unmarked, probably from the workshop of Heinrich Taddel. Prov Duke of Wellington collection.
Dimensions:
Height: 1.15″
Width: 2.5″
Length:
Circa: 1750
Condition: Good, some gold work missing
Low Estimate: £5,000.00
High Estimate: £7,000.00

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Lot 132: Louis XV Silver and Red Lacquer Boite a Mouches

Louis XV Silver and Red Lacquer Boite a Mouches
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Description:
Louis XC silver mounted and three-colour gold inlaid red lacquer boite a mouches. The hinged lid with bird and military trophy opening to mirror on the reverse, two lidded compartments and an open well with cosmetic brush, the sides and bottom unembellished.
Dimensions:
Height: 0.75″
Width: 2.25″
Length:
Circa: 1760
Condition: Good condition, two small hairline cracks in the lacquer.
Low Estimate: £1,500.00
High Estimate: £2,000.00

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Lot 133: A Gold and Enamel Perfume Bottle

A Gold and Enamel Perfume Bottle
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Description:
A Gold and Enamel Perfume Bottle made in Geneva for the Turkish Market with a fine gold and enamel chain and finger ring. The bottle is shaped in upright form on a ring and chain with enamelled lozenge-shaped links, each decorated with two distinct Alpine views side on decorative pale blue taille d’épargne enamel oval grounds. One side reveals a scene of snowy peaked Alpine mountain range with a chalet in the foreground. The other side of the bottle displays a lake in the foreground with further snow-capped mountains in the background.
Dimensions:
Height: 1.8″
Width: 1.15″
Length:
Circa: 1825
Condition: Fine
Low Estimate: £5,000.00
High Estimate: £7,000.00

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Lot 134: A Gold and Enamel Perfume Bottle

A Gold and Enamel Perfume Bottle
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Description:
A Gold and Enamel Perfume Bottle made in Geneva for the Turkish Market decorated with two landscape designs on multi-coloured taille d’épargne enamel grounds and hung from a fine gold chain and finger ring. One side displays a waterfall flowing down from a mountainous backdrop. The other side of the bottle displays a lake in the foreground with a mountain range in the background.
Dimensions:
Height: 2.2″
Width: 0.9″
Length:
Circa: 1820
Condition: Fine
Low Estimate: £4,000.00
High Estimate: £6,000.00

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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

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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

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Lot 137: Gold & Enamel Powder Box, Carved Cameo Citrine

Gold & Enamel Powder Box, Carved Cameo Citrine
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Description:
Very fine enamel and 18k gold powder box with carved citrine cameo. White enamel base, set with four cabochon emeralds, centrally set with a finely carved citrine showing portrait of a young woman.
Dimensions:
Height: 0.8″
Width: 1.7″
Length:
Circa:
Condition: Excellend condition, no damage to the enamel or cracks/chips to the citrine cameo.
Low Estimate: £3,000.00
High Estimate: £5,000.00

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Lot 141: Very Fine French Gold and Enamel Scent Bottle

Very Fine French Gold and Enamel Scent Bottle
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Description:
Fine and rare gold and enamel scent bottle painted with Atlanta and Meleager on a dark blue ground, the lid painted with a putto playing a lyre, pierced and enamelled gold foot, containing glass stopper.
Dimensions:
Height: 4.15″
Width: 2″
Length:
Circa: 1870
Condition: Fine
Low Estimate: £4,000.00
High Estimate: £6,000.00

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Lot 142: Swiss Gold and Enamel Vinaigrette

Swiss Gold and Enamel Vinaigrette
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Description:
The lid and sides in dark blue translucent enamel over engine turning within black and white enamel borders with a scene on the lid of a cherub making arrows for cupid with finely pierced grill.
Dimensions:
Height: 0.3″
Width: 1.2″
Length:
Circa: 1810
Condition: Fine
Low Estimate: £3,000.00
High Estimate: £5,000.00

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Lot 143: A Fine Swiss Gold and Enamel Vinaigrette

A Fine Swiss Gold and Enamel Vinaigrette
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Description:
In the form of the Wheatsheaf the bezel with half poles around a golden wheatsheaf, the rim and base in dark blue translucent enamel the interior bearing the mark MB and co for Moulinie Boutte & CIE Geneva also marked 18 CT and the number five.The top with additional ring so it can be worn. Provenance: The Melon Collection.
Dimensions:
Height: 0.5″
Width: 1.3″
Length:
Circa: 1800
Condition: Very fine
Low Estimate: £4,000.00
High Estimate: £6,000.00

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Lot 144: Fine Gold and Enamel Vinaigrette

Fine Gold and Enamel Vinaigrette
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Description:
Very fine gold and enamel vinaigrette. Enamel boquet of flowers on the top lid of the box and fine engine turned base below blue enamel.
Dimensions:
Height: 0.45″
Width: 1.1″
Length:
Circa:
Condition: Excellent condition, no signs of damage or repair.
Low Estimate: £3,000.00
High Estimate: £5,000.00

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Lot 145: Gold Cannetille Work Vinaigrette

Gold Cannetille Work Vinaigrette
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Description:
A Continental gold cannetille work rectangular vinaigrette, indistinct poincons, incuse G, first half 19th century, the cover with an enamelled pansy roundel, within a turquoise beaded border, the interior with a trellis grille, 15g gross
Dimensions:
Height: 0.8″
Width: 1.2″
Length:
Circa: 1810
Condition: Very good condition
Low Estimate: £1,500.00
High Estimate: £2,000.00

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Lot 146: Gold and Enamel Vinaigrette

Gold and Enamel Vinaigrette
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Description:
Gold and enamel vinaigrette, blue enamel base, white enamel scene on top and white enamel borders around the edge of the box. Pierced grill in star design.
Dimensions:
Height: 0.5″
Width: 1.2″
Length:
Circa: 1820
Condition: Very good condition
Low Estimate: £1,200.00
High Estimate: £1,500.00

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Lot 148: Fine Gold and Enamel Turkish Market Snuff Box

Fine Gold and Enamel Turkish Market Snuff Box
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Description:
The Lid and sides finely painted with summer flowers on a pale green back ground and white scrolls enamelled box markers mark for MOULINIE BOUTTE & CIE, 72g.
Dimensions:
Height: 0.8″
Width: 2.75″
Length:
Circa: 1810
Condition: Very good
Low Estimate: £10,000.00
High Estimate: £15,000.00

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Lot 150: A Fine Russian Gold and Enamel Snuff Box

A Fine Russian Gold and Enamel Snuff Box
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Description:
Rectangular with cut corners. The lid painted on plein after William Beechey’s portrait of Sir Francis Ford children giving a coin to a beggar circa. 1793 within leaf scroll paillon in and taille epergne borders the sides and base of opaque sky blue enamel.
Dimensions:
Height: 2.8″
Width: 3.2″
Length:
Circa: 1800
Condition: Fine
Low Estimate: £15,000.00
High Estimate: £20,000.00

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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 152: French Gold and Enamel Snuff Box

French Gold and Enamel Snuff Box
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Description:
A good three colour oval gold and enamel snuff box enameled in red over engine turning with white borders with a central three colour gold plaque depicting a dog barking at birds stealing eggs from an over turned basket the sides with four gold and enameled panels the base enamelled in red with white borders the interior with the makers mark of Jean Charles Marie Boudou Paris 1783 on the base lid and the central base sides.
Dimensions:
Height: 2.15″
Width: 2.75″
Length:
Circa: 1783
Condition: Fine
Low Estimate: £9,000.00
High Estimate: £12,000.00

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Lot 153: Porcelain Gold Mounted Snuff Box

Porcelain Gold Mounted Snuff Box
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Description:
Attractive oval gold mounted snuff box with hunting scenes painted on outer panels and variety of birds on inside panels.
Dimensions:
Height: 2.4″
Width: 2.1
Length:
Circa: 1790
Condition: In very good condition, no signs of damage or repair to the porcelain plaques.
Low Estimate: £3,000.00
High Estimate: £5,000.00

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