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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 73: A Viennese Enamel Cup and Cover

A Viennese Enamel Cup and Cover
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Description:
An enamel & silver gilt mounted covered cup. The lid with a Finial of scantily clothed lady enamelled in blue with two cartouches of allegorical figures on a powder blue ground. The cup with waisted body. with silver gilt mounts to the base, decorated with masks and allegorical scenes marked on the rim. Fine no damage or repairs.
Dimensions:
Height: 3.35″
Width: 9.05″
Length:
Circa: 1880
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. 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 76: Bilston Enamel Patch Box

Bilston Enamel Patch Box
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Description:
A pale blue patch box the lid with two large roses on a white ground with the legend ‘The Gift of a Friend’.
Dimensions:
Height: 1″
Width: 1.9″
Length:
Circa: 1780
Condition: In good condition, no repair or damage to the enamel.
Low Estimate: £500.00
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 81: Bilston Enamel Patch Box

Bilston Enamel Patch Box
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Description:
A rare yellow ground patchbox, with the motto on the top ‘may you and me in love agree’.
Dimensions:
Height: 1.2″
Width: 1.8″
Length:
Circa: 1780
Condition: Very good condition.
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 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 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

*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 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

*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 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

*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 158: Enamel Box by Fromery

Enamel Box by Fromery
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Description:
An 18th Century Berlin Enamel snuff box, decorated to all sides in the chinoiserie taste with vignettes of figures, birds and flora, finished with gilt scrolls and blue dots on an ivory ground, the silver mounts bearing rubbed marks, Fromery.
Dimensions:
Height:
Width:
Length:
Circa: 1720
Condition:
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 165: Good Pair of Gold and Enamel Zarfs

Good Pair of Gold and Enamel Zarfs
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Description:
A fine pair of gold and enamel zarfs each with oval panels painted with summer fruits on a pale yellow ground between openwork cannetille. Further applied with gold and enamel flaming torches, the borders and bases decorated in multi-coloured enamels.
Dimensions:
Height: 2.5″
Width: 2″
Length:
Circa: 1830
Condition: Excellent matched pair of zarfs, enamel in very good condition with no signs of damage or repair.
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 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 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 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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Lot 212: Extremely Rare Sleeping Swan Bonbonniere

Extremely Rare Sleeping Swan Bonbonniere
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Description:
Modelled as a swan, on a circular brown ground base with green sprays on grass. The neck and the head tucked round the body with an orange and black beak. The base painted on a white ground painted with summer flowers
Dimensions:
Height: 2″
Width: 1.8″
Length:
Circa: 1780
Condition: Good
Low Estimate: £2,000.00
High Estimate: £3,000.00

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

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Lot 214: Bilston Shoe Bonbonaire

Bilston Shoe Bonbonaire
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Description:
In the form of an Elegant Ladies Shoe scattered with flower sprays on royle blue ground with white vignettes scattered with flower sprays
Dimensions:
Height: 2″
Width: 3.2″
Length:
Circa:
Condition: In good condition, some hairline cracks to the enamel on the lid.
Low Estimate: £600.00
High Estimate: £800.00

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