Fine Silver & Objects of Vertu

8 Jul 2009, starting at 11:00 BST.

Auction information

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

An early 19th century French mother of pearl, agate and gold mounted oval snuff box, apparently unmarked,

A Louis XV gold and amber snuff box, by Jean-François Breton, Paris 1767, with the charge and discharge marks of Jean-Jacques Provost,

A Louis XV gold mounted poudre d'ecaille and gold boîte à cage, by Henri Delobel, Paris 1761, with the charge and discharge marks of Eloy Brichard,

A 19th century Continental vari-coloured gold box in the 18th century style, marked with 20K under a fleur de lys, probably Swiss

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

A 19th century lapis lazuli and gold mounted portrait box, unmarked, probably Italian, the miniature by Ernst von Valentini (1759-1835),

An early 19th century Swiss gold and enamelled box, by Joly & Chenevard, Geneva, circa 1810, with later French and Polish control marks,

A George II agate and gold mounted snuff box, unmarked, circa 1750,

A George II gold snuff box, by Jacob Neale, London 1736, and with later French control mark,

A 19th century Swiss gold, enamelled and pearl-set snuff box, by Bessière et Schneider, Geneva, circa 1815,

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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.

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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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* Import low rate

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Y CITES

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

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