Fine Silver and Objects of Vertu

19 Nov 2008, starting at 11:00 GMT.

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This sale is now finished. If you are interested in consigning in future sales, please contact the specialist department. If you have queries about lots purchased in this sale, please contact customer services.


lots

A Louis XVI poudre d'ecaille and gold mounted portrait box, the miniature by Guiseppe Tresca, signed and dated 1783, the gold mounts by Louis-Jean Glaton, with the charge and discharge marks of Henri Clavel, Paris 1783,

East India Company Interest: A George III two colour gold freedom box, by John Ray and James Montague, London 1808,

An Edward VII Royal Presentation 18 carat gold, enamelled and diamond-set box, by Walter Meyer, London 1901,

A mid-19th century German gold and diamond set snuff box, by C M Weishaupt & Söhne, Hanau, circa 1850,

A Louis XV gold and vernis Martin oval snuff box, with the charge marks of tax fermier Jean-Baptiste Fouache, Paris 1775-81,

A Louis XV vari-coloured gold box, by Pierre Cerneau, with the charge and discharge marks of Jean-Jacques Prevost, Paris 1764, and with later eagle's head control marks,

A Louis XVI poudre d'ecaille and gold mounted portrait box, by Jean-Baptiste Lizon, with the charge and discharge mark of Julien Alaterre, Paris 1772, the miniature by Richard Cosway (1742 – 1821),

A William IV 18 carat gold snuff box, maker's mark I N, probably John Northam, London 1832

A 19th century Swiss vari-coloured gold and enamelled snuff box, marks indistinct, Geneva, circa 1840,

A 19th century Swiss gold and enamelled snuff box, incuse stamped 18K and with French eagle's head control mark,

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Buyers' Premium and Charges

For all Sales categories excluding Wine, Coins & Medals and Motor Cars and Motorcycles:
A successful bidder at this sale will be required to pay Bonhams 1793 Limited ("Bonhams") a premium calculated as follows:
25% on the first £100,000 of the hammer price
20% on the excess of £100,001 and up to £2,000,000 of the hammer price
12% on the excess of £2,000,001 of the hammer price

VAT at 20% will be payable on the amount of the premium.

The premium is payable for the services to be provided by Bonhams in the Buyer's Agreement which is contained in the catalogue for this Sale and for the opportunity to bid for the Lot at the Sale.

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VAT at the prevailing rate on Hammer Price and Buyer's Premium.

* Import low rate

VAT on imported items at a preferential rate of 5% on Hammer Price and the prevailing rate on Buyer's Premium.

Y CITES

Subject to CITES regulations when exporting items outside of the EU, see clause 13.

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