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Lot 1: Enamel Opera Glasses

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

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

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Lot 2: Enamel Opera Glasses with Arm

Enamel Opera Glasses with Arm
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Description:
Enamel opera glasses with arm, enamel scenes showing couple and landscape scenes.
Dimensions:
Height: 2.5″
Width: 4.2″
Length:
Circa: 1890
Condition: In good working condition, small hairline crack on part of one side of the opera glases.
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 3: Lacquer & Mother of Pearl Opera Glasses with Arm

Lacquer & Mother of Pearl Opera Glasses with Arm
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Description:
Mother of pearl and lacquer opera glasses with arm decroated with scoll designs.
Dimensions:
Height: 1.9″
Width: 4″
Length:
Circa: 1890
Condition: In good condition, some small losses and fading to the roccoco decoration.
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 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 5: Very Fine Lacquer & Mother of Pearl Opera Glasses

Very Fine Lacquer & Mother of Pearl Opera Glasses
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Description:
Very fine lacquer and mother of pearl opera glasses decorated with birds and various flora.
Dimensions:
Height: 2.8″
Width: 4.2″
Length:
Circa: 1890
Condition: Excellent working condition, no signs of repair or damage.
Low Estimate: £700.00
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 6: Very Fine Boxed Opera Glasses

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

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

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Lot 7: T’shell and Enamel Boxed Opera Glasses

T'shell and Enamel Boxed Opera Glasses
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Description:
Very fine tortoiseshell and enamel opera glasses with arm in original fitted case.
Dimensions:
Height: 1.9″
Width: 4″
Length:
Circa: 1890
Condition: In good working order, small small losses of enamel and signs of minor repairs.
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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