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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 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 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 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:
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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 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 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 53: Viennese Rock Crystal Snail Clock, Anton Hiebner

Viennese Rock Crystal Snail Clock, Anton Hiebner
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Description:
The rock crystal snail being pulled by two pearl set hippocamps with a triton in the centre guiding them by a pearl and silver chain On a Lapis and step cut enamelled base The movement by Anton Hiebner The base struck with Austrian control marks for 1902-21 And also French control marks for 1893.
Dimensions:
Height: 3.75″
Width:
Length:
Circa: 1893
Condition: Very good condition
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 63: Viennese Enamel Musician

Viennese Enamel Musician
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Description:
The Violin playing musician with a large blister pearl set with rubies playing a red violin.
Standing on a silver and enamel base marks for Ludwig Politzer.
Dimensions:
Height: 4.9″
Width: 1.9″
Length:
Circa: 1890
Condition: Good, enamel scenes on the base of the box in nice condition, some loss to the enamel on the hat and face.
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 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 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 123: Boxed Chatelaine and Etui

Boxed Chatelaine and Etui
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Description:
Very fine gilt chatelaine and etui with two attachments, heart shaped agate etui and sunstone drop. Fine repousse decoration showing classical scenes and cherubs in original fitted box, with carved mother of pearl handle..
Dimensions:
Height: 7.9″
Width: 1.8″
Length:
Circa: 1760
Condition: Excellent condition, all fittings are complete, no sign or damage or repair.
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. 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 139: Extremely Rare Hardstone & Silver Cocktail Shaker

Extremely Rare Hardstone & Silver Cocktail Shaker
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Description:
Remarkable hardstone and silver gilt parrot cocktail shaker by Wolfers Bros and retailed by Chaumet. The lid in the form of a parrot with black Obsidian beak, the body with mother of pearl and silver gilt feathers the base in fluted bloodstone. Provenance: Lady Victoria White.
Dimensions:
Height: 8.5″
Width: 4.5″
Length:
Circa: 1950
Condition: Very good condition, no loss to the mother of pearl or damage to the silver gilt. Hardstone base has no cracks or chips.
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 162: Gold and Reverse Painted Aide Memoire

Gold and Reverse Painted Aide Memoire
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Description:
Gold mounted reverse painted aide memoire. Very finely painted classical scene with mother of pearl background.
Dimensions:
Height: 3.6″
Width: 2.1″
Length:
Circa: 1830
Condition: Very good condition, very small loss to the underpainting and specking on some panels.
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. 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 174: An Important Pallis Royale Sewing Set

An Important Pallis Royale Sewing Set
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Description:
Clam shaped, mother of pearl lid. The stylized borders with claw feet. Inside a gold sewing set with scent bottle 2 mother of pearl and gold cotton reels pencil and thimble and snowflake side winders and a pen knife.
Dimensions:
Height: 1.4″
Width: 6.7″
Length:
Circa: 1810
Condition: Good
Low Estimate: £5,000.00
High Estimate: £10,000.00

*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 208: Nubian Bonbonniere

Nubian Bonbonniere
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Description:
Rare Bilston Blackamoor head bonbonniere. Exceptionally large model painted with large pearl earrings and a multi-colour turban.
The top of the turban continuing as the lid with matching plume
Dimensions:
Height:
Width:
Length:
Circa:
Condition: fine
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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