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Auction: Auction 26.09.2000
was auctioned on: 26 September 2000
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Estimate: £300 - £400
ca. US$430 - US$574
Price realised:  £329
ca. US$472
Lot number 40, Views: 30

AN EDWARDIAN DRESSING CASE SET J. W. BENSON LTD, BIRMINGHAM, 1901 the black leather case lined in silk, the contents as follows; hand mirror, two hair brushes, two clothes brushes, two small circular boxes, one large silver lidded cut glass cylindrical container (a/f), a nail buffer, an eliptical box, an eight piece manicure set (a/f), a shoe horn, a button hook, 6 ozs weighable silver; TOGETHER WITH: a sixteen piece imitation tortoiseshell manicure set in case; a five piece imitation tortoiseshell brush set in fitted case; a four pipe presentation set with five attachments all within fitted case: the wooden pipe bowls stamped London Made, their silver fittings Chester 1912 ; a composite cruet set, pierced, with blue glass liners: two cylindrical pepperettes London 1896 , a mustard pot London 1911 , an oval salt cellar London 1897 with spoon; and a plated crumb scoop and plated pierced sugar bowl with blue glass liner. (A lot)

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Auction 26.09.2000
Date of the auction: 26 Sep 2000
Address: Christie's
London, South Kensington