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Lot 12: Silver & Enamel Cigarette Case with Hunting Scene

Silver & Enamel Cigarette Case with Hunting Scene
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Description:
Silver and enamel cigarette case showing hunting dog with duck, case stamped ‘900’.
Dimensions:
Height: 3.8″
Width: 3.15″
Length:
Circa: 1915
Condition: Good, small repair to the top of the enamel, minor dents to the reverse of the case.
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 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 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 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 57: Moss Agate and Enamel Viennese Clock

Moss Agate and Enamel Viennese Clock
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Description:
A fine moss agate and Viennese enamel clock. Egg shaped moss agate revealing an enamelled watch inside. Enamel scene round the base of the box and enamel flowers on the top of the egg.
Dimensions:
Height: 4.25″
Width: 2.1″
Length:
Circa: 1880
Condition: Very good condition, no chips or damage to the moss agate body, enamel in very 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. 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 58: Viennese Enamel and Silver Champleve Mantel Clock

Viennese Enamel and Silver Champleve Mantel Clock
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Description:
Very large and important Viennese enamel and silver mantel clock. Onion shaped enamelled dome showing classical scene, topped with enamelled bird. The clock is further decorated with enamel scenes on four sides surrounded by silver mounts with further enamel decoration.
Dimensions:
Height: 10.2″
Width: 4.8″
Length:
Circa: 1880
Condition: Enamel and mounts are in very good condition, hour hand is missing from watch and movement appears to be later.
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. 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 66: Important Pair of Large Viennese Enamel Cups

Important Pair of Large Viennese Enamel Cups
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Description:
Large important pair of Viennese enamel cups. The base of each cups decorated with a classical scene with cherubs, the stem decorated with blue enamel, scrolls and flowers and a large enamel scene around the top of the cups. The top and bottom edges of the cups with silver mounts, attributed to Karl Rössler.
Dimensions:
Height: 7.5″
Width: 3.8″
Length:
Circa:
Condition: Good condition, small repair to silver mounts.
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 98: Rare Bilston Portrait Etui

Rare Bilston Portrait Etui
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Description:
An extremely rare Bilston Portrait Etui. The sitter probably Mrs Brooks in a dark blue frilled robe with matching hat framed in yellow raised cartouches with white stipple work exceptionally large with a pale green background. The reverse a scene from the Haymakers. The top with summer flowers, fully fitted.
Dimensions:
Height: 4.2″
Width: 2″
Length:
Circa: 1780
Condition: In very good 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 101: South Staffordshire Enamel Scent Bottle & Stopper

South Staffordshire Enamel Scent Bottle & Stopper
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Description:
A ‘rainbow’ style South Staffordshire enamel scent bottle with stopper modelled as a fish. Enamel landscape scene on each side and alternately decorated with green and pink enamels on the borders.
Dimensions:
Height: 3.7″
Width: 1.6″
Length:
Circa:
Condition: Good condition, some hairline cracks on one section.
Low Estimate: £600.00
High Estimate: £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 115: French Enamel and Silver Gilt Perfume Bottle

French Enamel and Silver Gilt Perfume Bottle
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Description:
French enamel and silver gilt pear shaped perfume bottle. Enamel scene on one side showing a young boy playing an instrument, the reverse shows a woman with two young children, similarly decorated top with decorative silver mounts.
Dimensions:
Height: 3.4″
Width: 1.3″
Length:
Circa:
Condition: In very good condtion, enamel without repair and hinge works 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. 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 116: Heart Shaped Enamel Perfume Bottle

Heart Shaped Enamel Perfume Bottle
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Description:
A fine Viennese Enamel pendant the scene depicting a courting couple. When opened a secret perfume bottle springs out Makers marks for Ludwig Politzer.
Dimensions:
Height: 3.5″
Width: 1.7″
Length:
Circa:
Condition: Fine
Low Estimate: £600.00
High Estimate: £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 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

*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 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

*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 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

*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 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

*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 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 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 190: Extremely Rare pr Birmingham Enamel Toilet Boxes

Extremely Rare pr Birmingham Enamel Toilet Boxes
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Description:
Of Circular form, the centre of each box with scrolled cartouche one with a harbour scene the other with people playing around the river with boats in the background, the sides with panels.
Including more boating scenes all within scrolled cartouches with intermittent panels of summer flowers the bases with a large butterfly for Birmingham. Each with heavily tooled gilt metal mounts.
Dimensions:
Height:
Width: 2.2″
Length:
Circa: 1770
Condition: Good, enamel has no signs of damage or repair, mounts are in good condition and lid fits securely.
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 203: Bilston Patch Box Bath

Bilston Patch Box Bath
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Description:
A good Bilston patch Box with a view of Bath pump room on a pale pink base.
Dimensions:
Height: 1″
Width: 2.05″
Length:
Circa: 1770
Condition: In good condition, some hairline cracks to the top enamel scene, mirror is cracked.
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. 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 211: Bilston Bonbonniere Modelled as a Turks Head

Bilston Bonbonniere Modelled as a Turks Head
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Description:
Bilston bonbonniere modelled as a Turks head wearing a turban. The lid further decorated with a scene of a servant kneeling before his master beside a waterfall with trees in the background.
Dimensions:
Height: 2.9″
Width: 2.2″
Length:
Circa: 1780
Condition: Good
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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