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A 19th century silver snuff box, by Nathaniel Mills, of lobed oval form with hinged lid, the front engraved with an image of the Martyrs’ Memorial, Oxford, the sides and base scroll engraved, and with scrollwork thumbpiece, the base centred with initials ‘R.R.’ within foliate scrolling decoration,and with silver gilt interior, bearing marker’s mark and hallmarked for Birmingham, 1842, dimensions: length 8.1cm x width 5.2cm x depth 1.6cm,...
Sold for £900
A silver and tortoiseshell snuff box, the rectangular silver and parcel gilt box of angular cross section, the lid inset with tortoiseshell panel and central initials ‘CBS’ in lozenge outline, within silver gilt floral and scroll engraved border, the sides engraved with flowerheads, the base with repeating chevron decoration, with cabochon sapphire thumbpiece, and hinged silver gilt fastener, opening to reveal a gilt interior, with stamped ma...
A French early 20th century silver rectangular minaudiÈre, the hinged cover and base inlaid with niello, incorporating a stylised design of roses, the sides with vertical wavy engine-turned decoration, inside the lid inset with a mirror, and opening to reveal twin compartments hinged to the centre, the covers with straight engine-turned and spot decoration, the interior parcel gilt, the exterior inset to the front with a pull-out sliding compart...
Sold for £240
A blue enamelled snuff box, of rectangular form with hinged lid, decorated with blue guilloché enamel edged with a plain black enamel border, gilt mounted, with stamped marks to the rim, indistinct, dimensions 8.4cm x 4.8cm x 1.2cm, weight 3.8oz. £200-300
Sold for £340
An early 20th century French gold and enamel vesta case, decorated in blue and white striped guilloché enamel, with hinged cover and suspensory ring, (the thumbpiece lacking gemstone), the edge of the case engraved along the border with the presentation inscription to ‘Monsieur Phillip Mosin’ and dated “25 novembre 1906’, numbered to the inner rim ‘1121’ and bearing French guarantee and assay marks, the vesta strike running along the...
Sold for £600
A novelty enamelled cigarette case, the hinged case enamelled to the front with a scene of a lady in a yellow dress and blue stockings and a feathered head-dress receiving an amorous embrace from a gentleman in evening dress, against a white guilloché background, with scroll engraved detail to the sides, interior gilt and stamped ‘Sterling silver, 935’, dimensions 7.9cm x 7.9cm. £150-200
Sold for £280
A collection of fob seals, comprising 23 examples of assorted designs, variously mounted in gold and gilt metal and inset with hardstones and glass, including a small novelty example with a squirrel surmount, together with an unmounted cornelian panel bearing intaglio crest. £300-500
A small Meiji period Japanese ivory circular box and cover, circa 1900, the cover engraved with the head of a tiger, with small insect detail to the base, diameter 34mm. £60-80
Sold for £40
An early 20th century silver chatelaine, composed of three graduated cast scrolled panels depicting muses and cherubs, possibly Urania, the muse of Astronomy, with a globe, and Terpsichore, the muse of dancing and song, playing a harp, suspending five floral and panel-link chains, with swivel terminals, hallmarked for Birmingham, 1903, one chain suspending a pencil fob, with Art Nouveau detail to mount, chatelaine length 21cm. £200-300
Sold for £170
A French carved ivory triptych of Mary Queen of Scots, probably Dieppe, second half of 19th century, the carved figure wearing a hooded cape and holding a rosary in one hand and a handkerchief in the other, opening to reveal scenes of her life, together with a French late 18th century gilt metal button/badge, inset with glazed ivory panel depicting a painted trophy of arms, with the word VICTOIRE beneath, and a 17th century style gilt metal Royal...
Sold for £320
A collection of small silver boxes and card cases, comprising a snuff box, by Deakin and Francis, the hinged lid embossed with a scene of a lady riding in a sled escorted by two gentlemen, hallmarked for Birmingham, 1896 together with a shagreen covered card case, a small round pill box, a 9ct gold cheroot holder, and a silver card case with pseudo Dutch marks, with engraved decoration to the lid and base. £200-300
Sold for £220
A collection of silver vinaigrettes, comprising seven Georgian examples, all in hallmarked silver, including one by Nathaniel Mills, two by Joseph Willmore, one by Thomas Shaw and an example with a banded agate inset lid, and two Victorian silver examples. £200-300
Sold for £650
A silver photograph frame, the rectangular frame with reeded border spaced with crossed ribbon motifs, hallmarked for Sheffield, 1992, and bearing maker’s mark ‘RC’ in octagonal punch, to easel back, together with a silver plated easel back photograph frame of Art Nouveau design, stamped ‘RC, silver plated, Sheffield, England’, first: dimensions 22.5cm x 17.5cm, second: dimensions 16cm x 14cm. £200-300
Sold for £130
A collection of silver photograph frames, the first chased with scroll decoration, hallmarked for London, 1991 and bearing maker’s mark ‘KEL’, to velvet covered easel back; the second of rectangular form with Celtic knot motifs to the corners, hallmarked for Dublin, 1993, and bearing maker’s mark ‘CFLd’ in trefoil punch; together with three small silver photograph frames, hallmarked for Sheffield, 1991-1993, first: dimensions 29.5cm x...
A silver photograph frame, chased to depict a reclining female and assorted putti and cherubs, amid foliage including grasses, rushes, poppies, convolvulus, roses and vines, with beaded inner border and ribbon bow surmount, hallmarked for London, Britannia standard, 1973, and bearing maker’s mark ‘R.B.B’, to velvet covered easel back, dimensions 28cm x 22cm. £300-500
Of Royal interest: Two signed framed Royal photographs, the first of HRH Prince Charles and HRH Princess Diana, the colour photograph signed by both sitters and dated 1983, within green leatherette frame, with gilt Prince of Wales’ feathers, easel backed, the second, a black and white photograph of HRH Princess Anne and Captain Mark Phillips, signed by both sitters and dated 1975, in blue leatherette frame with gilt monogram, and taffeta covere...
Sold for £850
A late 19th century Dutch silver dressing table box, of square form, the pull off cover repoussé decorated with a pastoral scene of a gentleman on foot greeting another on horseback, with flute playing shepherd in the background, the sides with similarly decorated rectangular panels depicting a courting couple, two cherubs playing a cello, a shepherd, a drummer, a female playing a lyre and a gentleman with sheep, on pierced flared C-scroll base,...
Sold for £70
A silver vesta holder in the form of a tea caddy, of rectangular bombé form on ball feet, with repoussé decorated scroll and foliate decoration to the corners with floral swags between, with lobed wooden finial and match strike to the underside, hallmarked for Chester, 1859, and bearing partial maker’s mark for Nathan & Haynes, dimensions 7.9cm x 6.4cm x 9.8cm, weight 5.1oz. £60-80
Sold for £100
An enamelled silver box, the hinged lid with painted enamelled Venetian scene at sunset, within scrolled border, the sides decorated with light blue guilloché enamel, the base engine-turned, with silver gilt interior, stamped ‘925’ and bearing British import marks for 1927, and maker’s mark ‘F.B.R’, dimensions 10cm x 8.4cm x 4.5cm, weight 12.6oz. £300-500
Sold for £300
A 1970s silver sherry goblet and a matching tumbler, by C J Vander Ltd, partially decorated with textured bark finish, the goblet with tapering bowl, and polished rim and foot, the tumbler very slightly flared, with polished rim, hallmarked for London, 1970, height of goblet 9.8cm, height of tumbler 5.6cm, gross weight 7oz. £100-120
Sold for £120
A 9ct gold ‘Yard o-led’ propelling pencil, with engine-turned decoration, signed and hallmarked for London, 1964, gross weight 28gm. £100-120
Sold for £150
A 9ct gold cigarette case, rectangular engine-turned hinged case hallmarked for Chester, 1926, and bearing maker’s mark ‘C&C’, with push button opening, dimensions 11.2cm x 8.6cm, gross weight 136gm. £1400-1800
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