British & Continental Silver & Objects of Vertu

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Date of the auction: 07.12.2011

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by Matthew Linwood, Birmingham 1809, the cover inset with aventurine panel, the silver-gilt body engraved with simulated over-lapping leaf and berry decoration, the cast grill pierced with foliate scrolls, length 3.5cm, together with a silver case, by Levi & Salaman, Birmingham 1906, rectangular

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £0

Date: 7 Dec 2011

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A Victorian silver castle top 'Windsor Castle' Vinaigrette,

by Nathaniel Mills, Birmingham 1838, shaped rectangular form, scrolled borders, cover panel with a depiction of Windsor Castle, the grill pierced with foliate scrolls, gilded interior, length 3.7cm

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £0

Date: 7 Dec 2011

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A William IV silver book vinaigrette,

by Taylor & Perry, Birmingham 1835, with engine-turned decoration, the grill pierced with foliate scrolls, initialled, together with a George III silver 'valise' vinaigrette, by William Eaton, London 1816, the engraved grill pierced with dots and a George IV silver vinaigrette, by Ledsam & Vale

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £0

Date: 7 Dec 2011

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A George III double-lidded snuff box,

by John Robbins, London 1779, of shaped rectangular form with rounded ends, reeded body, foliate scroll thumbpiece, with hinged covers to both sides, length 8cm, weight 4.5oz

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £0

Date: 7 Dec 2011

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by Alexander J. Strahan, London 1800, of compressed oval form, fluted body with gadroon border, oval reserve, a George III silver snuff box, by Phipps & Robinson, London, date letter worn, circa 1780, of shaped circular form with a bellied body, initialled and a Victorian silver snuff box, by Edward

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £0

Date: 7 Dec 2011

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A George III combination pocket snuff box / vinaigrette,

by Joseph Wilmore, Birmingham 1816, of shaped incurved rectangular form, reeded body, central rectangular reserve, pierced foliate grill, initialled, length 7cm, weight 1.5oz

Lot #: 6*

Estimate: £0

Date: 7 Dec 2011

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maker's mark WE, possibly for William Ellerby, London 1821, of rectangular form with rounded corners and reeded surface, length 8cm, together with a George III silver reeded vinaigrette, marks partly lost in manufacture, with gilt interior and filigree grille, weight 3oz. (2

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £0

Date: 7 Dec 2011

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A mid 18th century silver-gilt and mother of pearl snuff box,

with later Dutch import mark, of oval form, the cover with a cast cage mount depicting a pair of lovers sitting under trees in a garden with a peacock surrounded by architectural scrolls, over mother of pearl, the sides and base with engraved flowers and scrolls, the underside of the cover later

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £0

Date: 7 Dec 2011

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A late 19th/early 20th century Austrian silver and niello snuff box,

by Georg Adam Scheid, Vienna, of oval form, the hinged cover engraved with initials, length 8cm, together with an unmarked silver and niello vesta case, weight 3oz. (2

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £0

Date: 7 Dec 2011

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A late 18th century tortoiseshell and gold pique circular box,

the cover with inset village scene, Greek key and star border, the sides with anthemion and star swags, the underside inset with a seated dog , height 3.5cm, diameter 7.5cm

Lot #: 10Y

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 7 Dec 2011

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A mid-18th century Dutch tortoiseshell box,

unmarked, of oval form, applied with oriental filigree panels decorated with scrolls and floral motifs, with shell and scroll thumbpiece, together with a 19th century piqué work tortoiseshell box, of oval form, the hinged cover decorated with an urn within a foliate border, gilt-metal thumbpiece

Lot #: 11Y

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 7 Dec 2011

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A collection of Dutch and English silver and metalware miniatures,

various dates and makers, comprising: two, two-seater sofas, a two-tier table, two rectangular tables, a set of four chairs, two single chairs, four armchairs, a stool with scroll arms, a piano, a Dutch toy formed as billiard table with two players, two models of the Coronation throne, one with a

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £0

Date: 7 Dec 2011

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by Elkington & Co, Birmingham 1919, of rectangular form with canted corners, raised on foliate feet, length 17cm, together with an Edwardian silver-mounted tortoiseshell box, applied with ribbon motifs, a tortoiseshell tray, length 20.5cm, two silver-mounted glass toilet jars, with tortoiseshell

Lot #: 14Y

Estimate: £0

Date: 7 Dec 2011

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by Sampson Mordan & Co, London 1893, with one end opening to reveal an inner grille pierced with foliate scrolls, the other unscrewing to hold perfume, hanging from a chain, length 11cm, together with a Continental silver enamelled snuff box, apparently unmarked, shaped rectangular form with canted

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £0

Date: 7 Dec 2011

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by George Unite, Birmingham 1880 and 1863, the first, knopped, with whistle mouthpiece and 10 bell attachments (one missing) in two rows, embossed and engraved with foliate scrolls, terminating in a coral teether, length 17cm, the second, with whistle mouthpiece and five bell attachments in one row

Lot #: 16*

Estimate: £0

Date: 7 Dec 2011

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A George III Irish silver snuff box,

by James Keating, Dublin 1789, of navette form, the body bright-engraved with husk bands and ribboned central navette reserve, initialled, length 8cm, weight 1.5oz

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 7 Dec 2011

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the cover set with a painted ivory panel of a girl, with gilt metal borders, diameter 9cm, together with an early 19th century ivory needle case, of shaped rectangular form, the cover set with an ivory panel of an eye surrounded by pleated locks of hair, velvet mirrored interior, length 9cm and a

Lot #: 18Y

Estimate: £0

Date: 7 Dec 2011

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A silver and tortoiseshell inlay clock,

by William Comyns, London 1905, with swing carrying handle, applied with bell husk borders, the central panel inlaid with ribbons, swags, foliate motifs and a lyre, raised on four ball feet, height 8cm

Lot #: 19Y

Estimate: £0

Date: 7 Dec 2011

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A late 18th/early 19th century Dutch silver-mounted tortoiseshell box,

maker's mark of an leaping goat facing right in an oval punch, also stamped with a later mark, of rectangular form with rounded corners and foliate thumbpiece, length 16cm

Lot #: 20Y

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 7 Dec 2011

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the cover set with a painted ivory panel depicting a lady in blue Victorian dress, the ivory body with tortoiseshell banding and interior, diameter 8cm, together with a Russian painted lacquer, box, of rectangular form, length 20cm, the cover painted with a hunting scene and a circular ebonised wood

Lot #: 21Y

Estimate: £0

Date: 7 Dec 2011

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A mid-18th century English silver étui,

of tapering form, each side with a depiction of a flower vase on a pedestal within a scroll panel, on a textured ground, the interior with an ivory aide-mémoire, a pocket knife, a glass scent bottle and a pair of scissors, length 9.5cm

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £0

Date: 7 Dec 2011

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A silver mounted tortoiseshell letter-clip,

by Julius Rosenthal, London 1894, the main tortoiseshell body in heart shaped form, the silver clip realistically modelled as a winged Hermes standing on a cloud group, length 12cm

Lot #: 23Y

Estimate: £0

Date: 7 Dec 2011

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by Levi & Salaman, Birmingham 1912, modelled as a dressing table, the shaped rectangular cover engraved with foliate scrolls around a romantic scene, wreath handle, raised on four scrolled feet, length 15cm, together with a cased enamelled silver-gilt manicure set, Birmingham 1929, enamelled with

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £0

Date: 7 Dec 2011

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A graduated pair of late 19th/early 20th century Continental silver...

unmarked, typical form with hinged heads and sectioned flexible bodies, length 12cm and 10cm. (2

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £0

Date: 7 Dec 2011

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A French gilt-metal and enamel monocular,

by Bardou, Paris, circa 1900, decorated with simulated pearl scrolls, gilt scrolls and painted flowers within oval medallions, on a pale blue enamel background, length 51cm

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £0

Date: 7 Dec 2011

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A 19th century French silver-gilt laurel crown prize,

no maker's mark, with laurel leaves and berries, oak leaves and acorns, the central vacant reserve surrounded by ribbons, diameter 15cm, weight 2.5oz

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 7 Dec 2011

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depicting Wellington's victory over Napoleon at Waterloo, the body unscrewing into two parts, length 12cm, together with a Chinese carved ivory example, depicting an entwined dragon, length 8.5cm and a wooden example modelled as a fish. (3

Lot #: 28Y

Estimate: £0

Date: 7 Dec 2011

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the tortoiseshell cover with inset square silver corners, strapwork and diamond lozenge reserve, with abalone stringed border and ivory interior banding, inscribed, length 11cm, together with a silver mounted tortoiseshell stamp box, London 1901, rectangular form with slanted cover, three circular

Lot #: 29Y

Estimate: £0

Date: 7 Dec 2011

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A Victorian silver combined extending pen and pencil with pen knife

by Sampson Mordan & Co, London 1896, design 282a engine-turned and foliate detailing; together with two combined pen and pencils by Sampson Mordan & Co; together with three further silver pencils by Sampson Mordan & Co. Ltd; a 19th century patent propelling silver pencil, by G. Riddle, London

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £0

Date: 7 Dec 2011

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A late 19th century single pocket telescopic unmarked silver pencil with...

by S. Mordan & Co, with bail finial; with another, unmarked, with porcupine stem, two 19th century silver porte-crayon pencils with perpetual calendars, one with crested finial, second with reeded decoration and bloodstone crested finial with case; together with a collection of 19th century ivory

Lot #: 31Y

Estimate: £0

Date: 7 Dec 2011