Fine Silver, Gold boxes and Objects of Vertu

3 Nov 2010, 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 fine George III gold snuff box, maker's mark incuse I A, probably for Jacob Amedroz, London 1802,

A fine George III gold box, by Jacob Amedroz, London 1800,

A Louis XV French vari-colour gold and enamelled snuff box, by Jean-Louis Désir, with the charge and discharge marks of Julian Alaterre, Paris 1773, and with later eagle's head control marks,

A Louis XV vari-colour gold snuff box, by Jacques Nicolas Trumeau, with the charge and discharge marks of Julian Alaterre, Paris 1772,

A late 18th century Swiss gold and pink enamelled box, with prestige marks; a maker's mark of L F T, a charge mark similar to that of Julian Alaterre, a date letter 'K' and a discharge mark similar to that of Julian Berthe, also with later French control marks,

A 19th century Swiss diamond, gold, and enamelled 'Turkish-Market' portrait snuff box, the box unmarked, the portrait by William Charles Bell (British, c. 1830/1 – 1904), dated 1885,

An early 19th century French gold snuff box, by Nicola Huguet, Paris circa 1809-1817,

An unusual 19th century set of six miniature on ivory mounted buttons, attributable to Piat Joseph Sauvage (French 1744-1818), (6)

An early 19th century Swiss pearl, gold and enamelled snuff box, unmarked apart from two later French eagle's head control marks,

An early 19th century Swiss diamond, gold and enamelled oval snuff box, maker's mark of F J, probably for François Juanin, incuse stamped T 46 to rim,

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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

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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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